Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2019
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Andrew
Bishopstone, Sussex
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW+18581AscensionGeorge Farncombe
Tower S1Wife of Noble CharacterMuriel Farncombe
SN119051James Powell & SonsCharityHenry Willett +1905Powell Order Book 17/169
SN2+18761Clayton & BellPresentationPhiladelphia FarncombeStylistic attribution
SN318961Clayton & BellSt. JohnJohn Farncombe +1878Sussex & Surrey Courier 4.1.1896
WW19081St. LukeRichard FarncombeFaculty for date
NA219291James Powell & SonsSt. AndrewPowell Order Book 26/277
   

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

   

Dates

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.