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St. Mary , North Aston, Oxon
Banbury branch of the ODG
St. Mary , North Aston
St. Mary , North Aston
Dedication: St. Mary, North Aston

Availability and Restrictions on request

The Bells (6) 6-1-26

Access to ringing chamber: Access via South porch, short ladder and trapdoor to balcony.

The following information comes from Andrew Bull

The inscriptions are taken from F. Sharpe The Church Bells of Oxfordshire. He visited the tower in 1929.

A ring of 6, tenor 6-1-26, tuned to B
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Strike
note
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
Treble 2-3-17 23¼ G# 1978 John Taylor & Co. Loughborough  
2 3-0-2 24 F# 1978 John Taylor & Co. Loughborough  
3 3-1-2 25½ E 1866 John Warner & Sons London CAST BY JOHN WARNER & SONS LONDON 1866
[royal arms]
PATENT
4 3-1-12 27¼ D# 1866 John Warner & Sons London CAST BY JOHN WARNER & SONS LONDON 1866
[royal arms]
PATENT
5 4-1-3 29½ C# 1741 Henry Bagley III Witney IOHN GOODMAN IOHN BAYLES CHVRCHWARDENS HENRY BAGLEY MADE M J74J
Tenor 6-1-26 32 B 1741 Henry Bagley III Witney IOHN GOODMAN IOHN BAYLES CHVRCHWARDENS HENRY BAGLEY MADE MA ME J74J

Notes:

Since F. Sharpe noted the inscriptions on the bells, two new trebles were added in 1978 by John Taylor & Co.
The M is inverted here.

Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP481288 park by church

Eating Places: The White Horse, Duns Tew

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