Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2019
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Mary the Virgin (Private House)
Chailey, Sussex
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW18765James Powell & SonsHolidayZacharias; Elizabeth;Madonna & child;Simeon;AnnaRobert & Charlotte BlencowePowell Cash Book 56/349
SC19031KempeSt MichaelWilliam BlencoweCorpus of Kempe Stained Glass
SAE18772James Powell & Sons2 rows of flower medallionsPowell Order Book 4/228
SAW18762James Powell & SonsJ.O Scott2 rows of 'Natural spring Flowers'Powell Cash Book 56/349
WW(S)18762James Powell & SonsHolidayBaptism;FastingPowell Cash Book 56/349
WW(N)18762James Powell & SonsHolidayRisen Christ;AscensionPowell Cash Book 56/349
   

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.