Kilkhampton, St James the Great

n8. North aisle 3

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
Clayton & Bell
Main subject
a. St Neot
b. St Piran
c. St Petroc
d. St Germanus of Auxerre
above decorative roundels with crowns set in patterned quarries
Tracery subject
Crest and motto of Cole
Subject type
Figurative historical
Misses Cole of Exeter, daughters of dedicatee
Matthew Cole of Barnacott, Kilkhampton, died aged 54.
  1. Death of dedicatee (gives date as ), Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5
  2. Maker, donor, dedicatee, subject in Western Morning News p 6, Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegrams p 2, Cornish & Devon Post p 4.
  3. Inserted at same time as South aisle 3.
  4. Kelly’s Directory p 1146 mentions two windows of British and Cornish saints in south aisle.
  5. Kelly’s Directory p 161.

In loving memory of Matthew Cole born died

In the small tracery lights on either side are the crest and motto of Cole Deum cole, regem serva (Worship God, serve the king) (Burke, Bernard, The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, p 213. , London, Harrison & Sons).

Main panels

a. St Neot the hermit, with three fish in a bowl and a stag
b. St Piran holding a staff with his emblem, a white cross on a black background, on it, and a blue cuckoo.
c. St Petroc, in black monastic habit, holding an abbot’s staff, with a bowl at his feet.
d. St Germanus of Auxerre, in episcopal vestments, with pastoral staff and ass.