Tintagel, St Materiana

Tower west

Entries in grey are not obtained from documentary evidence, but are inferred from content, context, etc.

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
Powell, James of Whitefriars
Main subject
Arms of Abbey of Fontevrault and St George’s Chapel Windsor : Sees of Exeter and Truro and Bodmin Priory : Mortin and Cornwall, Archdeknes, Wades and Woods (CG)
Tracery subject
Star : Crucifixion and St George in heraldic shields
  1. Robert Jope Kinsman, father of Revd Richard Byrn Kinsman, died , aged 88 years,
  2. Susannah Kinsman, wife of Robert Jope Kinsman, mother of Revd Richard Byrn Kinsman, died , aged 82 years.
  1. Death of Susanna Kinsman, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 8.
  2. Death of Robert Jope Kinsman, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5, Cornish Telegraph p 3.
  3. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol IV p 232. William Lake, Truro, states that the west window is an armorial window containing the Kinsman arms and in memory of Robert Jope Kinsman and Susannah Kinsman, parents of Revd Richard Byrn Kinsman. The tastefully ornamented windows were not only designed by the present vicar [Revd Richard Byrn Kinsman, who was vicar from to ], but the subjects permanently burnt into the glass through his own artistic manipulation,—a rare feature in the history of glass-staining.
  4. Cornish & Devon Post p 5, Cornish & Devon Post p 8, Location given as in the west
  5. Kelly’s Directory p 1026, … and the west windows and others are stained …
  6. Same dedicatees (and maker?) as Budock Chancel east.
  7. BSMGP Dir. 1972 lists 1968 3-light Heraldic by Whitefriars, des. Rupert Moore, possibly incorporating earlier armorials.