Interesting Facts about Stained Glass Windows: Part 1

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Stained glass windows have transcended through time as a popular and respected work of art. We delve into the many interesting stained glass window facts, including how stained glass is made and recent announcements in 2017.  Our next blog, part 2: facts on stained glass windows in churches, covers the many intriguing histories and details … Read More

Stained Glass Window Facts: Part 3, History & Medieval

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With glassmaking a truly ancient technique dating back 5,000 years to 3500 BCE and as experts in the stained glass industry, here at Steve Sherriff we appreciate the long established history and development of this artistic visual medium. If you haven’t yet read our previous posts, view Part 1 and 2 of our stained glass facts series. … Read More

Quadrille Court Window Frame Repair and Leaded Window Case Study

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Steve Sherriff’s latest project involved refurbishing 26 metal window frames and creating 26 new leaded windows for a property named Quadrille Court in Lymington. The Brief Quadrille Court is a historic building in the beautiful town of Lymington in the New Forest, Hampshire. The 5-bedroom house is a Grade II listed property built in the … Read More

Lead Window Restoration in Cobham, Surrey

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Fairmile Avenue is a stunning road in the charming village of Cobham, Surrey. As stained glass window specialists, we had the task of removing lead panels from a house’s stairwell feature in Fairmile Avenue in order to provide a complete and full restoration. The Lead Window Restoration Process Once moved to our workshop, the first task … Read More

Littledown House Leaded Window Restoration Case Study

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Littledown House is a six-bedroom Edwardian family home built in 1904. Steve Sherriff stained glass specialists conducted a lead window restoration to the ground floor opening window frames, to restore their original beauty, of which many were in a particularly bad state. The lead window frame repair process After carefully removing the windows, we began … Read More

Woodbury House Leaded Window Restoration Case Study

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The House Woodbury House is a stunning Grade two listed Manor House in Longparish, Hampshire. Steve Sherriff stained glass specialists were asked to refurbished its unique oval metal opening frames and conduct a leaded window restoration matching the original design. Leaded Window Restoration Firstly, the oval opening window frames were catalogued removed, de-glazed and repaired … Read More

Steve Sherriff Now a Member of the Guild of Master Craftsmen

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Steve Sherriff is proud to announce that we are now a member of the Guild of Master Craftsmen, due to our outstanding work in stained glass windows and doors, leaded windows and more. The Guild of Master Craftsmen is a respected, quality online directory of skilled craftsmen across a range of industries. The directory includes … Read More

Parnham House Fire: A Lost Piece of Dorset History

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Last week’s fire at Parnham House marked a devastating loss of Dorset history. Once a stunning building boasting incredible Elizabethan architecture, Parnham House was a stellar example of timeless stained glass window design. Here are a few photographs of what the house looked like before the fire. Unspoilt beauty Complete with luscious greenery, a winding … Read More

How Stained Glass is Used to Tell Stories

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Stained glass windows are one of society’s most primitive methods of storytelling. Whilst their original storytelling purpose came about in the sixth century to depict Biblical stories to the illiterate masses, they are still used today in churches across the world. Here is an overview of how stained glass is used to tell stories. Sequential … Read More