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St Peter, Drayton, Oxon
Banbury branch of the ODG
St. Peter, Drayton
St. Peter, Drayton ©BJC December 2004
Dedication: St. Peter, Drayton

Service Ringing: Yes

Practice night: None

Availability and Restrictions

The Bells (3) 7-1-0#

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor

The Bells

The following information comes from F. Sharpe The Church Bells of Oxfordshire.He last visited the tower in 1948.

Frame: 19th century oak.
Gear: Elm headstocks, strap gudgeons, plain brass bearings.

A ring of 3, tenor 7-1-0#, diameter 34½”, tuned to A
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Strike
note
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
Treble 4-0-0# C# 1670 Henry Bagley I Chacombe [Cable moulding all round]
CANTATE [B12] DOMINO [B12] CANTICVM [B12] NOVVM [B7] H[B7]B [B12] 1670 [B12]
2 5-0-0# B 1670 Henry Bagley I Chacombe MATTHEW [B7] DAVIS [B7] CHVRCH [B9] WARDEN [B7][B12] 1670 [B12][B7][B12][B7]
Tenor 7-1-0# A 1634 Henry Bagley I Chacombe [Cable moulding all round]
[Fleur-de-lys border all round]
VOBISCUM CONCORDO DEVM LAVDARE [B6] HB [A5 thrice] 1634 [B12]


Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP428416

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