Brixham, St Mary the Virgin

n7. North aisle 2

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
4
Maker
Fouracre & Son
Main subject
a. St Patrick as bishop with crozier in his right hand, snakes at his feet
b. St Andrew holding cross
c. St George holding spear, point uppermost, handle resting on dragon
d. St Denys as bishop with crozier in his right hand
Tracery subject
Six angels; four praying, one holding Agnus Dei, one holding Pelican in Piety
Subject type
Figurative historical
Donor
John Putt Decent of The Cedars, Brixham, father of dedicatee, churchwarden
Dedicatee
Pte William Edgar Decent, formerly clerk in Lloyd’s Bank, 31st Royal Fusiliers, F Company, Bankers’ Battalion, killed in action
Design
St George holding spear with point uppermost, handle resting on dragon (Third light. St George)
  1. . Hartland, St Nectan, [unknown location]. Right-hand light. St George.
St Andrew standing behind his cross (Third light. St Andrew)
  1. . Totnes, St Mary, South aisle. 2d. St Andrew.
  2. . Hatherleigh, St John the Baptist, Chancel east. Second light. St Andrew.
Notes
  1. Dedicatee officially reported missing, Western Times p 9.
  2. Insertion date from inscription
  3. Maker from same design for St George as Hartland, St Nectan, [unknown location].
  4. Image of window.
  5. Faculty petition may be in DEX/9/a/2/BrixhamStMary.
  6. Window 7 in Church guide.