Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches


Makers Marks by John Ninian Comper

Sir John Ninian Comper (10 June 1864 - 22 December 1960) was a Scottish-born architect. While still studying drawing, and before being articled to G. F. Bodley, the young Ninian Comper assisted at the stained glass studio of C. E. Kempe. What he learned there inspired a lasting love of the medium, and he would work in it, to acclaim, for the rest of his long life. He was one of the last of the great Gothic Revival architects, noted for his churches and their furnishings. He is well known for his stained glass, his use of colour and his subtle integration of Classical and Gothic elements which he described as unity by inclusion. (Victorian Web & Wikipedia)

6 Windows, listed in Church Order

Window Location Church Date Craftsmen
Details Porch W St Mary in Bletchley (MK) 1959 John Ninian Comper
Details Chancel N, W St Peter & Paul in Ellesborough 1912 John Ninian Comper
Details N aisle N (2W) St Nicholas in Ickford 1944 John Ninian Comper
Details St Nicholas in Ickford †1918 John Ninian Comper
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Details Chancel S (E) St Michael in Lavendon 1938 John Ninian Comper
Details S aisle S (C) All Saints in Wing 1908 John Ninian Comper
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Stained Glass of Buckinghamshire Churches

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