Old Hunstanton St Mary Stained glass Norfolk
This handsome church stands just outside the entrance to the park of Hunstanton Hall, which was the home of the influential Le Strange family. Although the church is in essence a 14th century building it was heavily restored in the mid 19th century. The work being financed by Henry le Strange who called on the expertise of his cousin Frederick Preedy to effect the transformation. Although significantly remodelled the church has retained a number of medieval features including: five soaring late 13th century bay arcades, a selection of impressive le Strange family tombs and an early 16th century painted chancel screen. Much of the stained glass was designed by Frederick Preedy the east window is particularly attractive and is generally adjudged to be his finest work.