Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches


Holy Trinity, Hazlemere

Denomination:
C of E - Wycombe Deanery
Local Authority District:
Wycombe
Address of Church:
Amersham Road, Hazlemere
Nearest Post Code:
HP15 7PZ
O/S Map Reference/NGR:
SU 88861 95266
Latitude & Longitude:
51.64917, -0.71702  Map
Church Web Site:

Notes on Church:
The church was built in 1845, in the Neo-Norman style, which had just become fashionable. Like the original and earliest Norman churches it just had a rectangular nave with a bell-turret at the west end, and a small rounded apse at the east end. It stayed the same for over a century, but by the 1950s was not big enough, so in 1957 it was expanded by adding 3 bays on the east end, with a new apse. Single storey extensions were also added on the west end and the north side, and where they joined a tall tower incorporating a porch was added, in the NW corner.

Introduction to Stained Glass:In the 1890s, the original apse was fitted with 3 stained glass windows made by James Powell & Sons, which were moved to the new apse in the 1950s. A Morris & Co window was installed in 1923, and then a Goddard & Gibbs window was fitted in the W wall in 1949. Two more seem to have been added in 1953, and their style must have been liked, as all the other original windows were filled with Goddard & Gibbs glass by 1957. In the early 1960s the other 7 plain windows in the new extension were also fitted with Goddard and Gibbs glass, so now Holy Trinity church has a splendid collection of 20 windows by the same maker.


CHURCH PLAN

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WINDOWS

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Thumbnail Code   Location Type Subject(s) Date Craftsmen
Details 01 Apse (1) 1 light St Peter with the keys of heaven. See Matthew 16:19 1953 (probably) Goddard & Gibbs
Details 02 Apse (2) 1 light Angel with crown (I will give thee a crown of life) 1898 James Powell & Sons
Details 03 Apse (3) 1 light Christ - Consider the lilies 1893 Ada Currey
James Powell & Sons
Details 04 Apse (4) 1 light Angel with Lilies - Blessed are the pure in heart 1898 James Powell & Sons
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Details 05 Apse (5) 1 light St Paul with "The sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God". See Eph.6:17 1953 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 06 S Wall (E1) 1 light St John the Baptist 1963 A E Buss
Goddard & Gibbs
Details 07 S Wall (E2) 1 light Christ as a boy in the carpenter's workshop 1963 A E Buss
Goddard & Gibbs
Details 08 S Wall (E3) 1 light Angel with scroll 1923 John Henry Dearle
Morris & Co.
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Details 09 S Wall (E4) 1 light Helmet of salvation 1957 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 10 S Wall (E5) 1 light St Mark 1957 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 11 S Wall (E5) 1 light Belt of Truth & Sandals of Peace 1957 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 12 S Wall (E7) 1 light St Matthew 1957 Goddard & Gibbs
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Details 13 S Wall (E8) 1 light Hands in Prayer 1957 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 15 Storeroom SW Roundel Virgin & Child 1956 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 17 West 1 light St George 1949 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 20 N Wall (E9) 1 light Breastplate of Righteousness 1957 Goddard & Gibbs
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Details 21 N Wall (E8) 1 light St John 1957 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 22 N Wall (E7) 1 light The Boy Samuel 1957 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 23 N Wall (E6) 1 light St Luke 1957 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 24 N Wall (E5) 1 light Shield of Faith and Sword of the Spirit 1957 Goddard & Gibbs
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Details 25 N Wall (E4) 1 light St Andrew 1957 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 26 N Wall (E3) 1 light St Michael 1963 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 27 N Wall (E2) 1 light Virgin and Child, and Agnus Dei 1963 Goddard & Gibbs
Details 28 N Wall (E1) 1 light St Gabriel 1963 Goddard & Gibbs
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