Windows

East WindowEast Window

The most important and interesting feature inside the church is its East window.
It is unusual for one window to have five lancets.  In addition, the coloured glass was made in a unique way.  It was supplied by the Ladies’ Guild Association.

They originally gave an estimate of £80 for the work, but this was later increased to £120.  Even then the Guild were more than £100 out of pocket because the wrought iron frame alone cost more than £100. The white and yellow colouring is not paint, but a solution of real silver and gold, and the blue and ruby colours were burnt in by a new process.  The idea was to give the impression of early sunrise light, and certainly even when the fog is thick outside, from the inside it does appear that the sun is always shining.

This window gets a mention in Alan’s Song about Jack & Wilmot Matthews.

Peter and Jesus Windows

Peter and Jesus Windows

These windows get a mention in Alan’s Song about Jack & Wilmot Matthews.

The Ruth Windows

The Ruth Windows

These windows get a mention in Alan’s Song about Jack & Wilmot Matthews.

Other Windows

There is also a certain amount of older glass bought by Robert Aitken mainly in antique shops in London and presented to the church.  The best-preserved examples (e.g. those in the south transept) are a great pleasure to study.  The less well-preserved examples give pleasure by trying to guess at the saints and scenes depicted!

1937 Installation of the Richard White window.

1987 Window of Remembrance, which was carved by the same local craftsman as the font-cover, was donated by Mr. R. Trenoweth and was installed and dedicated.