Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches

St Mary the Virgin, Drayton Beauchamp

C of E - Wendover Deanery
Local Authority to 2020:
Aylesbury Vale District Council
Local Authority UA:
Bucks UA (Wendover)
Address of Church:
Church Lane, Drayton Beauchamp (2 miles E of Aston Clinton)
Nearest Post Code:
HP22 5LT
O/S Map Reference/NGR:
SP 90160 11883
Latitude & Longitude:
51.79834, -0.69397  Google Map
Church Web Site:
CofE ACNY Web Site:

Introduction to Stained Glass:Drayton Beauchamp has some of the best medieval stained glass in the county, in its E window. It dates from around 1450 and shows 10 Apostles together with the Apostles Creed. The window was restored by Clayton & Bell in 1866. More...
During the last 35 years of the 19th century, Clayton & Bell restored 2 windows, and produced 7 new windows for the church. One restoration and 6 of the new ones were donated by James Griffin of Drayton Lodge.


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Thumbnail Code   Location Type Subject(s) Date Craftsmen
Details 01 East 5 lights 10 Apostles with the Apostles Creed: Peter, Andrew, Jude, John, James the Great, James the Minor, Thomas, Bartholomew, Philip, Simon. 1450-1470 Clayton & Bell
Details 02 Chancel S 3 lights Virgin Mary (15C), 3 Armorial Shields (14C) - Cheyne family. 14C, 15C
Details 03 S Aisle E 3 lights Feed my Lambs ~ John & James, Christ, Peter and 2 other disciples 1891 Clayton & Bell
Details 04 S Aisle S(E) 4 lights Four Prophets: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel. 1898 Clayton & Bell
Details 05 S Aisle S(W) 3 lights Agony in the Garden ~ Judas & soldiers (John below), Christ (James below), Angel & chalice (Peter below) 1897 Clayton & Bell
Details 06 West 2 lights Virgin Mary, St Joseph 15C and 1871 Clayton & Bell
Details 07 N Aisle N(W) 3 lights The Annunciation, with the Archangel Gabriel, the Virgin Mary, and 2 angels. Late 19C Clayton & Bell
Details 08 N Aisle N(E) 4 lights Adoration of the Magi and Shepherds. Late 19C Clayton & Bell
Details 09 N Aisle E 3 lights Suffer the little children 1892 Clayton & Bell
Details 10 Chancel N(W) 1 light Noli me tangere ('Do not touch me') Late 19C Clayton & Bell

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