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Lottery money helps restore Fulwood church’s stained glass windows

Posted on - 27th November, 2017 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, News, Sharoe Green
Great East Window at Christ Church in Fulwood
Great East Window at Christ Church in Fulwood

A Preston church has seen its stained glass windows restored – and now it wants to ensure residents nearby have a chance to learn about them.

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Christ Church in Fulwood received money from the Heritage Lottery Fund for restoration work.

Built in 1865 in Victoria Road the church has ten stained glass windows.

They date from the late 1860s to 1936 and each window tells a story – one the church is keen the community learn about.

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A community project is being run to investigate the lives of those to whom each window is dedicated.

Chancel North window
Chancel North window

On Saturday (25 November) the church launched its project to help trace more information about each window – as well as running its first skills cafe.

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A website has been set up dedicated to the heritage of Christ Church and gives people the chance to discover more detail about the stained glass windows.

Do you attend Christ Church? What do you think of the window restoration? Let us know in the comments below

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