Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches

St Paul, Bledlow Ridge

C of E - Wycombe Deanery
Local Authority to 2020:
Wycombe District Council
Local Authority UA:
Bucks UA (North West Chilterns)
Address of Church:
Chinnor Road, Bledlow Ridge (5 miles NW of High Wycombe)
Nearest Post Code:
HP14 4AX
O/S Map Reference/NGR:
SU 79752 97741
Latitude & Longitude:
51.67278, -0.84808  Google Map
CofE ACNY Web Site:

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Notes on Church:
Bledlow Ridge had its first chapel-of-ease in 1801 to the north of the village. It was replaced on a more central site in 1834. The second chapel was replaced by the current church opening in 1868, designed by the architect David Brandon. It is a plain but bright building of flint walls with stone dressings, at a time when brick dressings were more common in the Chilterns. The side windows of nave and chancel are all Early English lancets, but E and W windows have Geometrical Decorated tracery.

Introduction to Stained Glass:Just 3 windows have stained glass, but all are notable. They are windows by Mayer & Co, Geoffrey Webb, and the largest window in Buckinghamshire to be designed by John Piper and made by Patrick Reyntiens.


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Thumbnail Code   Location Type Subject(s) Date Craftsmen
Details 01 East 3 lights The Good Shepherd 1904 Mayer & Co.
Details 08 West 3 lights Abstract 1968 John Piper
Patrick Reyntiens
Details 10 Nave N (E3) 1 light St Michael 1926 F E Howard
Geoffrey F Webb

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