St Mary's Church Stannington Northumberland

Three heraldic shields dating from the 14th, 15th and 17th centuries were discovered in the vestry window of the church. They had been heavily restored in 1951 with much of the glass paint scrubbed off. They were subjected to an environment prone to high moisture content and frequently ran with condensation.

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Welcome to Iona Art Glass. PACR Accredited Stained Glass window conservators

Established in 1986 and based in the coastal village of Warkworth we can offer our clients the benefits of a sound business footing and Institute of Conservation Accreditation


We design and make new stained glass windows for places of worship, public buildings, offices, restaurants and private recidences.


We undertake the conservation and restoration of stained glass from medieval to modern with particular specialisation in 19th & 20th century works in listed buildings, from the smallest chapel to grand stately homes


All conservation work is carried out under the supervision of an accredited member of the Institute for Conservation working within the Corpus Vitrearum Guidelines for Glass Conservation