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St. Peter, Stoke Lyne, Oxon
Bicester branch of the ODG
St. Peter, Stoke Lyne
St. Peter, Stoke LyneŠJudith Crockford 26 Dec 2003
Dedication:St. Peter, Stoke Lyne

The Bells (3) 8-3-8

Access to ringing chamber: Stone steps then wooden ladder

The following information comes from 'The Church Bells of Oxfordshire'

The Bells hang in an oak frame, having pits for four bells but it has never housed more than three. The gear, type A, was renewed by Richard White in 1925. The tenor has a "Doncaster-pattern" head; the others have traditional type canons.

A ring of 3; tenor 8-3-8, diameter 37", note A
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 5-0-10 1869 Mears & Stainbank Whitechapel MEARS & STAINBANK, FOUNDERS, LONDON, 1869.
2 7-0-0# 1812 Thomas
Mears
London THOMAS MEARS OF LONDON FECIT 1812 [Loop border G11]
tenor 8-3-8 1925 Mears & Stainbank Whitechapel THE SOUND THAT REACHETH GOD ABOVE
IS NOT CLANG BUT VOICE OF LOVE.
SIR A.PEYTON, BART.,
R. ADAMS, CHURCHWARDENS.
M & S. LONDON 1925. [Whitechapel foundry mark]
Notes
  1. the letter ‘A’ was omitted here
Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP566284 - park in quiet lane by the church

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