St Peter's Church Windows - Dunchurch, Warwickshire, UK
Posted by: Dragontree
N 52° 20.236 W 001° 17.286
30U E 616633 N 5799930
Quick Description: This old Church of red stone bears some fine stained glass windows.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/2/2008 12:27:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM4BGQ
The main East window is dedicated to a former Vicar and depicts the Crucifixion. Also in the Chancel is a small, single light window of St Nicholas. This was installed after the Hunt family gave it to the Church for the early education of eight of their sons at Dunchurch Hall.
In the tower is the West window showing St Anne, The Virgin Mary and St Elizabeth. It has 'Through the beautiful gate of childhood we enter into God's spirit' inscripted on it.
The South Aisle has a window depicting St Michael, St Gabriel and St George in the East wall. This is a memorial to the pupils of Dunchurch Hall School who fell in the Boer War and the First World War. The South wall has a window to a former Vicar, the Rev. Frank Harbord who was killed at Ypres whilst serving as a chaplain in the Great War. It reads 'Resurrection to the Disciples and Mary Magdalene'.
In the North Aisle are two windows one of 'War and Peace' and the other of 'Valour and Victory', these are memorials to the former pupils of Dunchurch Winton Hall School.
Type of building where window is located: Church
St Peter's Church
Dunchurch, Warwickshire United Kingdom
Days of Operation: Anytime, just obtain the key as directed
Hours of Operation: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM
Admission Charge: Not Listed
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