– notes, frequently asked questions and useful links from the archivist and curator of manuscripts at Balliol College, University of Oxford. Opinions expressed are the author's own.

FAQ: Balliol Chapel stained glass

Best information about the history and content of the stained glass in Balliol chapel:

  • History of the stained glass in the chapel, before and after rearrangements in 1912, HERE.
  • Victoria County History entry for Balliol Chapel, including building and furnishings, with a section on glass

Images of the stained glass in Balliol Chapel as they are  now:

Here is a VERY brief walk-round summary of the glass, beginning on the north side at the west end, i.e. on your left as you come in the door. It is intended to help visitors identify which window is which; for details of the history of the windows and descriptions of the glass, see sources above.


September 2016 update: two windows (nIV and nV above) have been removed to the York Glaziers’ Trust for conservation work. They will be reinstated in the spring of 2017.

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