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The attractive, if a little sentimental, stained glass windows behind the font, in the west wall, take their light from the front porch, "Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven." It looks as if a piece of parcel tape has been stuck to the angel's wing in the rightmost light. They are by Hardman and date from 1882. There was a proposal to replace these windows in the early 20th century, however the plan was never realised.
These two windows are on the south side of the sanctuary, there is a third circular light above them, which is not pictured. The windows depict St Matthew, St Andrew, St Peter and St Thaddeus. The small panels below each saint show the methods of their respective executions.
This lovely window is in the eastern wall of the southern aisle of the chancel. It is by Christopher Webb of St Albans and was installed in 1927 in memory of Oliver Scott. It depicts the Annunciation.
This rose window is above it, installed in 1938, is also by Christopher Webb and represents the Christ Child flanked by the Shepherds and Magi.
There is a similar window behind the organ on the north side of the chancel, but my attempts to photograph it were unsuccessful. It depicts angelic musicians and St Richard of Chichester. It dates from 1882 and is by Hardman of Birmingham.
These are the most easterly windows in the nave, in the south and north walls respectively. Although of similar design, they do not appear to match the other six windows, which also depict saints; perhaps they were installed at a different date? Interestingly the most easterly window in the north wall is the only one where the saint is depicted looking west (unless perchance I have my photographs muddled!). They depict St James the Great and St John the Evangelist.
All of these windows depicting Saints were designed by Hardman of Birmingham and were originally set into dark backgrounds, and possibly date from 1869. They were reset into clear glass roundels of Venetian Glass during the work by Kirkley.
Here are the rest of the windows from the south wall, working from the east to the west. They, like the other photos of windows on this page have been electronically corrected for perspective distortion. They depict St Philip, St Matthew, and St James the Less.
These are from the north wall, working from the west to the east, and depicting St Simon, St Thomas and St Bartholomew.
My thanks to John Vigar for the historical information on this page.
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