Category Archives: Hampshire Church Treasures

The county of Hampshire has some of the oldest churches in England, so full of wonderful architectural detail it is sometimes easy to miss little gems of historical detail such as an odd inscription, a piece of artwork or something that is odd and out of context. This category points the Hampshire historian in the direction of Hampshire church treasures that might otherwise slip under the radar.

Hampshire Churches Stained Glass

Hampshire Churches Stained Glass

Hampshire Churches Stained Glass Stained and painted glass has filled the the windows of our parish churches and great cathedrals for over a thousand years. There are so many beautiful stained glass windows in Hampshire churches that on our history foraging expeditions we make sure to capture as many images of them as possible. These… Continue Reading

Hampshire Baptismal Fonts

Hampshire Baptismal Fonts

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Upper Test Valley Fonts

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Upper Test Valley FontsHampshire baptismal fonts range from the Saxon to the modern with an outstanding collection of Norman and Medieval fonts. The historical significance of the baptismal font is immense. Baptism is one of only two rites, the other being the Eucharist, for which… Continue Reading