Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2019
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Peter
Ardingly, Sussex
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW+18953Clayton & BellBVM & Mary Magdalene;Crucifixion;Longinus & St JohnThomas PotterChichester Dioc. Gazette May 1896
SC118472James Powell & SonsQuarries, shield & old lion in traceryPowell Cash Book 47/105-6
SC218471James Powell & SonsFleur de lis quarriesPowell Cash Book 47/105-6
SAE+18742HardmanBVM in temple before betrothal; NativityAnnie HillHardman Index 1875/79
SA1-22 eachFleur de lis quarries
SAW1853QuatrefoilJames Powell & SonsDovePowell Cash Book 49/114
WW18473James Powell & SonsQuarries with emblemsPowell Cash Book 47/105-5
NC18472James Powell & SonsQuarries, old shield in traceryPowell Cash Book 47/105-6
NAE2Lowndes & DruryClear glass with inscriptionErnest MunnionLowndes & Drury Records

Location of windows

The coding system is based on that used in Nineteenth Century Norfolk Stained Glass by Birkin Haward. All windows are numbered consecutively from east to west in any north or south facing wall and from the centre outwards in any east or west facing wall. Windows of 2 and 3 lancet lights are shown as 2 and 3 light.
A plan and key from the book by Birkin Haward is shown below.

Coding system plan



In the column headed date, the date (without a + sign) is the date the window was made. In that column and in the column headed Memorial a date prefixed by a + sign is the date of death commemorated in the window.

Firms / Designers

The booklet Stained Glass Marks & Monographs published by NADFAS, 8 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1DA provides details of makers’ signatures and marks and short biographical information on many designers and firms.

Main subjects

A reasonably comprehensive listing of subjects is provided, except in cases where there are many small scenes or many saints, particularly if the windows are high up. For reasons of space, the title ‘Saint’ has often been omitted, most commonly in 4 evangelist windows.

Persons and events commemorated

These are mainly recorded only as a cross-reference to documentation.