Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2020
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Stained Glass Windows at St Peter
South Weald, Essex
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW18865KempeSt Paul;BVM;Crucifixion;St John;St PeterCorpus of Kempe Stained Glass
SC19072Kempe3 Maries at TombMary Fraser +1906Corpus of Kempe Stained Glass
SChE18883KempeGabriel;Michael;RaphaelChristopher & Sophia TowerCorpus of Kempe Stained Glass
SCh119292Kempe & Co signedSt Hubert;St ChristopherChristopher Tower & sons +1924
SA2+18782Clayton & BellChrist saves Peter;Christ stills the wavesFrancis NewtonSouth Weald by Rev D Fraser
SA42Heaton, Butler & BayneSt John Baptist;St PeterStylistic attribution
WW18684James Powell & SonsGeometric patterns in muff glass, old medallions in lights 2 & 3 & traceryPowell Cash Book 55/70
NA41876L & R of 3James Powell & SonsEli;MosesPowell Order Book 4/199
NA4C of 3Child Samuel praying

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.