For this church:
Some of the windows contain small leaded squares of obscured glass, but there is also some attractive stained glass in the church.
Click the numbers in the key plan for details of the items.
This dramatic window showing the Ascension of Jesus into Heaven was installed in June 1915 and dedicated by the Bishop of Southwell. It is signed Heaton, Butler, and Bayne, London.
There are 5 lights, with 10 smaller tracery lights above containing architectural detail. The main lights, from left to right, show:
The inscription below the central three lights reads:
On the north wall of the nave, this window has two lights and was installed soon after World War One. Like the East Window it is signed Heaton, Butler and Bayne, London.
The left panel shows a knight in armour kneeling with his hands raised, facing the figure in the right hand panel. The knight has removed his sword, helm and gauntlets, which are on the ground beside him. In the right hand panel, Jesus stands robed in white and red, wearing the crown of thorns, holding out to the knight a golden crown surmounted by seven stars.
The inscription across the bottom of the window reads:
On either side of the window is a large metal plaque in a wooden frame, measuring 60 inches by 26 inches (153cm x 67cm). The left one is headed:
The names of the men are listed.
An artwork has been installed above the window. It was painted by local artist John Ramsey McDonough, and shows scenes from both of the World Wars. It was donated by the artist and the Jacksdale and District Branch of the Royal British Legion in 2005.
Windows on the South side of the Nave
Four windows on this side have been dedicated to the memory of members of St Mary’s.
3This window has two sections. On the left is a bearded man, robed in blue and white, carrying a long stick in his right hand while raising his left hand. He stands in a landscape which goes across both panels, including hills and a lake. The inscription reads:
The dedication reads:
This window also bears a maker’s mark showing that it was made by Pope & Parr of Nottingham.
4A window with three lights and showing a nativity scene. On the left is a shepherd boy seated on a rock, with two sheep. There is a star above. In the centre is Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus lying on straw in a wooden trough. On the right are two more shepherds. The inscription reads:
5This has two lights, mostly plain leaded diamond shapes, but some have symbols on them. Each light has a stained glass shield in the centre, on the left the arms of the Diocese of York, and on the right those of the Diocese of Southwell. Across both panels is the dedication:
The central panel shows the sower and the inscription:
The left hand panel shows the communion chalice standing on an open book with a wafer above it between the Alpha and Omega signs, with the inscription:
This window is dedicated:
The window was dedicated by the Rt Rev Richard Darby, Bishop of Sherwood in April 1978.