Stories on Whall’s: King Arthur’s Hall, Tintagel, Cornwall.

King Arthur's Great Hall was built in the 1930s by a custard millionaire whose company is thought to have invented the confection "hundreds and thousands". The Halls of Chivalry are built from 53 different types of stone and are big enough to hold 1000 people. Whall designed 72 stained glass windows which tell the story … Continue reading Stories on Whall’s: King Arthur’s Hall, Tintagel, Cornwall.

Stories on Whalls: St. Marys Church, Bleasby, Nottinghamshire

St Mary's Church, Bleasby. Nottinghamshire 1910,  known as the "Magnificat" window and the easternmost window in the south wall of the nave, this window is a memorial to Henry Lewis Williams, who was the vicar at St Mary’s for twenty-two years, from 1888 to 1910. It has three lights with St Mary with the child … Continue reading Stories on Whalls: St. Marys Church, Bleasby, Nottinghamshire

Stories on Whalls: Leicester Cathedral.

"Christopher Whall completed two windows for St Martin's Cathedral in Leicester. These were an East window and a West window in the inner South Aisle. The three-light window was installed in 1905 and has St Martin in the central light. The East window, dating to 1920, is a war memorial window. In "The Buildings of … Continue reading Stories on Whalls: Leicester Cathedral.

Stories on Whalls: All Saints Church, Little Casterton, Rutland.

    "The East and West windows are by Whall and are in memory of former tenants of Tolethorpe Hall. The east window depicts St Hubert, "Christ in Majesty" and St Francis and is in memory of Hubert Francis Christian Harrisson. The west window features St George and dates to 1919. According to legend, St … Continue reading Stories on Whalls: All Saints Church, Little Casterton, Rutland.

Stories on Whalls: St. Mary’s Church, Stamford, Lincs.

    Whall designed the Lady Chapel East window in 1891. This was Whall’s first independent commission and was given to him by John Dando Sedding. Whall described the window as "the foundation and beginning of everything". Indeed Whall designed and made the window, with the help of one assistant, in a cowshed at Stonebridge, … Continue reading Stories on Whalls: St. Mary’s Church, Stamford, Lincs.

Stories on W(h)alls: Erika Fuchs Haus, Museum für Comic und Sprachkunst, Schwarzenbach.

“This is a fictional country isn't it?” “No, it's real - we just don't know where it is yet." My mum, daughter and I had just arrived in Schwarzenbach to visit the Erika Fuchs Haus, named after my god mother and my mum’s aunt, Erika Fuchs, who used to send me ten Deutsche Marks annually … Continue reading Stories on W(h)alls: Erika Fuchs Haus, Museum für Comic und Sprachkunst, Schwarzenbach.

Stories on Whalls: St. Mary’s Church, Marston, Lincolnshire

  The church has an Early English tower. The Chancel was restored by Charles Kirk in the 1880s. The church is a Grade I listed building. Whall's two- light window in the South Aisle West celebrates the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's rule. The left hand light shows a mother with two children and the … Continue reading Stories on Whalls: St. Mary’s Church, Marston, Lincolnshire

Stories on Whalls: St. Nicholas Church, Barkston, Lincolnshire.

      The Church has a Whall window portraying the "Annunciation", this in the Chancel North (List of works by Christopher Whall) Thanks to the late Joyce Ashton, the people of the village of Barkston in Lincolnshire will be remembered for what they loved about their food. In a publication compiled by Joyce and … Continue reading Stories on Whalls: St. Nicholas Church, Barkston, Lincolnshire.

Stories on Whalls: St. Leonard’s Church, Wollaton, Nottingham.

  The church has a two-light window which remembers Henry Charles Russell(1842–1922) who had served as Rector of the church from 1876 to 1922 and features St Francis with a whole collection of birds and St Nicholas with two children, one of whom holds a doll. See also mention of the War Memorial window in … Continue reading Stories on Whalls: St. Leonard’s Church, Wollaton, Nottingham.