Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2019
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Mary
Littlehampton, Sussex
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
ApN18912Ward & HughesMichael; Gabriel (backgrounds removed)Church Times 27.11.1891(EW) (see note)
ApE18913Ward & Hughesl&r:Symbols, c:Christ on cross/Madonna & child (backgrounds removed)Church Times 27.11.1891(EW) (see note)
ApS18912Ward & HughesRaphael; Uriel (backgrounds removed)Church Times 27.11.1891(EW) (see note)
SC2+19022Ward & HughesAdoration of MagiCharles PolandStylistic attribution
SChWL of 2Ward & HughesAnnunciationSarah MilwardStylistic attribution
SChWR of 2Ward & HughesNativity (reset) (background removed)Georgina DormerStylistic attribution
NTrW18972Ward & HughesAnnunciation; Nativity (reset)Elizabeth BakerStylistic attribution
WW18973Ward & Hughes signedl&r:Symbols, c:Jesus (no background)
* NoteWindows reset when church rebuilt 1934. Assumed these are the 1891 Ward & Hughes windows.
   

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.