Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2020
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Mary the Virgin
Calne, Wiltshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW18915Clayton & BellChrist in MajestyThe Guardian 30.12.1891
SC118692Ward & HughesNoli me TangereStylistic attribution
SChE18663O'Connor signedGood Samaritan;Christ;Suffer little childrenSjt MerewetherMarlboorough Times 3.3.1866 for date
SCh1+184733 faded roundelsMary Guthrie
SCh2+185133 Christ with children scenes
STrS18644 (top)WailesRaising Lazarus;Entombment;Risen Christ;Draught of fishesWiltshire Independent 24.11.1864 "1 by Wailes"
STrS18644 (below)WailesHealing;Holy Family;Christ & Doctors;Preaching?Wiltshire Independent 24.11.1864 "1 by Wailes"
SA1+19072Clayton & BellAdoration of MagiRev John DuncanStylistic attribution
SA2Good Shepherd;Risen ChristBridget Shedforth
SAW18673WailesLife of St Paul incidentsEliza WhyteThe Guardian 13.3.1867
WW18675Clayton & Bell2 rows of scenesHenrietta CreweSalisbury & Winchester Journal 16.3.1867
NC118692Ward & Hughes3 Maries at TombStylistic attribution
NChE+18743Clayton & BellAngelsThe Church Rambler, Bath 1876 p42
NTrE18841Clayton & BellBVMWiltshire Telegraph 14.6.1884
NTrN19173Christopher WhallSt Louis;St Michael;St GeorgeWhall & Whall: List of windows
NA118643ClutterbuckWashing disciples feet/Last Supper;Ascension/Crucifixion;Agony/Bearing crossWiltshire Independent 24.11.1864 "3 by Clutterbuck"
NA218643ClutterbuckAdoration of Magi/Nativity;Baptism/Flight into Egypt;Sea scenesWiltshire Independent 24.11.1864 "3 by Clutterbuck"
NAW19093Clayton & Bell signedSuffer little childrenRev John DuncanFaculty D1 61/45/18
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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.