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This attractive window carries the dedication "To the Glory of God and in loving memory of Anna Louisa Russell, April 16th 1913". It is situated on the south wall, immediately to the east of the entrance.
The next window is in the eastern wall of the southern aisle. The window cill slopes towards the nave, perhaps caused by subsidence in the past. The stone window mouldings have been fitted to the distorted space, suggesting that the window has been repaired or restores since the movement. According to the church guide, the glass is by Mayer (1883).
The easternmost window in the south wall of the chancel is shown below.
The bulk of the east window glass is by J R Clayton (1857). The flowing Decorated tracery is wonderful and deserves much better glass! Pevsner describes it as "...more enterprising than is usual in Sussex".
The row of small lights between the five main lights and the tracery of the east window contain old heraldic glass. The shields are of the then reigning house of Plantagenet:
a. John, Duke of Brittany, son-in-law and distant cousin of King Edward III
b. Edward III, King of England
c. John of Gaunt, Lord of the Rape of Hastings (which according to the church guide is presently the wrong way round following its replacement after being removed for safety during the Second World War)
d. Edward, the Black Prince
The window in the east wall of the north transept has a sloping cill like its twin in the eastern wall of the southern transept. It contains fragments of 14th century stained glass which were collected together in 1931. The symbols of the four evangelists are mounted in the tracery.
The west window of the nave contains ancient glass in the tracery.
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