The Hunt Window - St Winifred's Church, Manaton

Ian Cox who lives in Devon has sent me this lovely window photograph - also the text below. Thank you Ian for making such a splendid contribution to this little blog.

Ian's text
Now, I know nothing about Sir Frank Brangwyn, but this website does, It was he who designed the window. He was a Victorian artist, and in my personal opinion, was pretty good. There is a touch of William Morris in his work, for reasons I know little about, well, ... a tiny bit.
His stained glass is explored more at
This website includes a couple of photographs of the window in Manaton's St. Winifred's Church (which are much clearer than mine). The Hunt Window, as it is called, was made by Sylvester Sparrow, of Hammersmith, using the old technique of varying the thickness of glass to give texture and depth of colour.

The window was commissioned by Cecil Hunt in memory of his son Esmond, aged 19, who died in 1927. It refers to Foxworthy Farm, (the Hunt's Devon home), music (choir boys singing), flowers, foliage and family crests. It is a personal statement, in a beautiful setting, that is almost impossible to create today. A modern monument in an ancient setting. I wonder how it came to pass?