Stained Glass
St Paul, Clifton

St Paul, Clifton

St Paul, Clifton The church here dates mainly from 1867, when it was rebuilt after a fire. The windows are all are by Hardman & Co and were installed during the period 1869 to 1887. The East Window illustrates scenes from the life of St Paul. Along the south aisle...

St Lawrence, Sandhurst

St Lawrence, Sandhurst

St Lawrence, Sandhurst The most exciting feature in the church is the lead font, of the late 12th century, and one of six of identical pattern around the county. However, lovers of stained glass will also enjoy the exceptionally good Hardman windows in the chancel,...

Holy Innocents, Highnam

Holy Innocents, Highnam

Holy Innocents, Highnam While Holy Innocents is probably best known for the wall paintings by Thomas Gambier Parry, it also features impressive windows including some designs by Augustus Pugin (famous for his work on the Palace of Westminster). Some of the best known...

St Christopher, Warden Hill

St Christopher, Warden Hill

St Christopher, Warden Hill Built in the 1960s to serve the new Warden Hill housing estate, St Christopher’s best known for its superb set of stained glass windows designed by Tom Denny. These were installed up both sides of the nave between 1985 and 1995. Each window...

Holy Trinity, Rangeworthy

Holy Trinity, Rangeworthy

Holy Trinity, Rangeworthy Although the church was originally built in Norman times, all the stained glass windows are modern, (post 1900). They were designed by Sir Ninian Comper, one of the last great Gothic Revival architects, and are signed with his trademark of a...

All Saints, Selsley

All Saints, Selsley

All Saints, Selsley Arts & Crafts enthusiasts will find delights aplenty here. Architect GF Bodley designed the church which was built in 1861-2. He commissioned his friend William Morris – the founder of the Arts & Crafts movement – to produce the stained...

St Leonard, Tortworth

St Leonard, Tortworth

St Leonard, Tortworth The glass in the east window is believed to feature a portrait of Edward IV dating from around 1470. This is a highly unusual depiction for a village church. The story goes that one of his mistresses, who was described as ‘holy’ may have been...

Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral - glass Once the largest window in the world and the size of a tennis court, the Great East Window, installed in the 1350s is a landmark example of mediaeval stained glass. There’s a wide selection of Victorian stained glass throughout the...

St Mary, Fairford

St Mary, Fairford

St Mary, Fairford The most complete set of mediaeval stained glass in the country, installed in the church between 1500 and 1515. The 28 windows survived the widespread destruction of ‘idolatrous images’ during the Reformation, and further glass breaking in the early...