Holy Trinity


In 1865, a quantity of medieval glass was excavated in the churchyard, and was carefully reset inside the church.



c1495-1510, five pieces set in modern, coloured glass:

(i) Quarry in faint yellow stain and matt with stapwork on two sides enclosing a quatrefoil

(ii) Bottom of an alb with yellow orphrey and border continuously in matt quatrefoils

(iii) Piece of brocade in yellow stain on white

(iv) Black letter ‘ie stc’

(v) Roundel, diapered with grey roundels showing a hart in white with yellow stain antlers and inscription ‘sitruit aia mea ad dni vum’ [so longeth my soul for the living God]. Heads of two lights complete, and similar. Green grass painted in matt with two acorns (one light), and leaves (second light).


One piece of 14th century date:

A streaky red semicircular band going up to the top of a cusp which is green. The band along the arc is inset with three orange four-leaved ornaments (part of the green glass may be 19th century).


Four pieces, late 15th – early 16th century:

(i) Large triangular tracery piece in yellow with white strapwork border and double sexfoil centre

(ii) Three portions of drapery

(iii) Fragment of yellow and white

(iv) Curve of a brown finial


Five pieces, late 15th – early 16th century, set in red glass:

(i) Base or canopy, pillar in yellow and white

(ii) Small pieces of finial

(iii) A hand, partially covered by a robe

(iv) Left finger and thumb resting on a book, covered at wrist by a robe

(v) Five conventional yellow maple leaves on white



Four pieces, late 15th – early 16th century, set in modern blue and red glass:

(i) Plain border with yellow edge

(ii) Base or canopy with traces of yellow stain

(iii) Part of a chausible with yellow edge

(iv) Cusp-shaped, faint green piece with oak leaves and filbert nuts trailing over the quarries; a yellow cross at the intersection.


One fourteenth century piece, complete in trefoil tracery.

In the two lower cusps of the trefoil, conventional leaves on white. In the centre and upper cusp a shield on streaky red showing three leopards’ heads reversed fleur-de-lys issuant, or, between a bend vair azure and argent.



Four plain white lozenges, comprising:

(i) a small piece of canopy

(ii) Pink drapery

(iii) A hand, drawn in white

(iv) A robe, with black-letter type design in yellow

All of late 15th – early 16th century date except (ii), the pink drapery, which is 14th century.

In 1907 stained glass was installed in the east chancel window. It was given to the church by Graham C Lawson, in memory of his father, Charles T Lawson a previous rector of the parish and his wife. The glass depicted the Ascension and was installed by Burlisson and Grylls.