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St. Mary the Virgin, Cropredy, Oxon
Banbury branch of the ODG
St. Mary the Virgin, Cropredy
St. Mary the Virgin, Cropredyęban website
Dedication: St. Mary the Virgin, Cropredy

Service Ringing: Sun (variable)

Practice night: Mon 7.00pm

Availability and Restrictions on request

The Bells (6) 16-0-0#

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor. Access through West door.

The following information comes from F. Sharpe The Church Bells of Oxfordshire.He last visited the tower in 1934.

Frame: Cast-iron side-pattern(for 8), Warner 1913.
Gear: Elm headstocks, Plate gudgeons, Plain brass bearings (Self-aligning ball-bearings 6, Taylor c1950), Traditional English-type wheels, Traditional stays.

A ring of 6, tenor 16-0-0#, diameter 45½”, tuned to E
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Strike
note
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
Treble 5-1-0# C# 1690 William Bagley Chacombe CANTATE [A9] DOMINO [A9] CANTICVM [A9] NOVVM [A9]
WILLIAM [A9] BAGLEY [F1] MADE [F1] MEE [F1] 1690 [F1]
2 6-2-0# B 1686 William Bagley Chacombe WILLIAM [A9] BAGLEY [F11] MADE [F1] MEE [F11] 1686 [A9]
3 7-3-0# A 1689 Matthew Bagley I Chacombe MATTHEW [A9] BAGLEY [A9] MADE [A9] MEE [A9] 1689 [F11]
4 8-2-0# G# 1689 Matthew Bagley I Chacombe FEAR [F11] GOD [F11] AND [F11] HONOR [F11] THE [F11] KING [F11] 1689 [F11]
5 11-2-0# F# 1689 Matthew Bagley I Chacombe RICHARD [F1] HICHMAN [F1] SOLAMAN [F1] HOVSE [F1] IOHN [F1] HVNT [F1] IOHN HASLOR [F1] C[F1]W [F1] 1689 [F1]
[double band of A9]
Tenor 16-0-0# E 1689 Matthew Bagley I Chacombe CALCOTT [F1] CHAMBERS [F1] OF [F1] WILLSCOTE [F11] GENT [F11] GAVE [F1] MEE [F1] 1689 [F1]
[Band of A9]

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