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St. Leonard, Grendon Underwood, Bucks
Central Bucks branch of the ODG
St. Leonard, Grendon Underwood
St. Leonard, Grendon UnderwoodŠKNS Feb 2005
Dedication: St. Leonard, Grendon Underwood

The Bells (3) 16-1-10

Access to ringing chamber: Stairs

Most of the bell information below comes from John E. Hearn The Rings and Chimes Of Buckinghamshire Churches, page 48.

The inscriptions are from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 393.

A ring of 3; tenor 15-2-0#, diameter 43½”, tuned to F#
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter
(inches)
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 8-2-0# 36½ 1621 Robert Atton Buckingham [H3 twice] [Cross D13] ROBERT [D13] [H3 twice] ATTON [D13] [H3 twice]
2 11-1-0# 39¼ 1677 Richard Chandler III Drayton Parslow RICHARD CHANDLER MADE ME X677
tenor 15-2-0# 43½ 1664 Anthony Chandler Drayton Parslow CHANDLER MADE ME 1664
sanctus 0-3-16# 15 1740 Edward Hemins Bicester [Cross N9] THOMAS TUE THOMAS BUTLER C: = W: J740 [Ornament P11 twice] E: H: FECIT [P11]

Notes:

  1. The ‘N’ in ‘CHANDLER’ on the tenor is reversed.
  2. Dove quotes a weight of 16-1-10 for the tenor.
Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP677210 - Car park.

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