previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Mark Newton 19 October 2016

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Mark Newton 19 October 2016 (WMR-25136)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
South Somerset
Town
Stoke Sub Hamdon
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Clayton and Bell (Glazier)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
25136

Support the IWM War Memorial Register

Donate with Just Giving

Since 1988 IWM's War Memorials Register has been creating a national register of UK war memorials and the names of the individuals they commemorate. IWM needs your support to ensure that we can add to and maintain our these important records.

Current location

East window of the Church
St Mary the Virgin Church
Church Lane
off East Stoke Road
Stoke Sub Hamdon
South Somerset
Somerset
TA14 6UF
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 48392 17281
Denomination: Church of England

View location on Google Maps
Description
Four-light stained glass window in perpendicular style. The main section of the lights depict (from left to right) scenes from local industry (agriculture and quarrying of Ham stone); Christ carrying the cross; Christ risen; scenes from local industry and life (glove-making and "work in the home" - represented by an image of laundry day). Beneath those images, the lower panels comprise the badges of the Royal Navy, the Army, the Royal Air Force, and the Merchant Navy, along with the memorial inscription.
Inscription
First light: 1914 + 1918 Second light: Greater love hath Third light: no man than this Fourth light: 1939 + 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: None
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: None
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
The Church has been Grade 1 listed since 19/4/1961.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • War Memorials Online ref WMO 238592
  • Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News 11/12/1957 (page 48): detailed description of the war memorial window, the design of which was described as being probably "well nigh unique" in depicting scenes of local industry and domestic life.
  • Historic England ref 1260420

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-25136

For queries, please contact [email protected]