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St. Mary the Virgin, Hardwick, Bucks
Central Bucks branch of the ODG
St. Mary the Virgin, Hardwick
St. Mary the Virgin, HardwickİBM 23 Apr 2005
Dedication: St. Mary the Virgin, Hardwick

The Bells (6) 12-0-0#

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor

The following information comes from A.H.Cocks page 413.
At the time the book was printed (1897) there were 5 bells; it is assumed that the current treble was added more recently.

A ring of 6; tenor 12-0-0#, diameter 41”
Bell Diameter
(inches)
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble          
2 28 1811 John Briant Hertford J : BRIANT HERTFORD FECIT I8II W : FLOWERS C : W
3 30 1675 Anthony Chandler Drayton Parslow ANTHONY CHANDLER MADE ME 1675
[Two coins, half-crowns]
4 32½ 1622 James Keene Woodstock [Cross 1] PRAYES YE THE LORD 1622
5 36 1625 James Keene Woodstock GOD SAVE OVR KING 1625
tenor 41 1590 Robert Newcombe Leicester [Cross G6] ROBART [Shield, fig. 66] NEWCOME [G6] MADE [fig. 66] ME 1590
Sanctus 18½ 1850 S. Seymour Aylesbury ISAC HURST WILLIAM BATSON.
CHURCH WARDENS.
I850.
(On Soundbow:) S. SEYMOUR. AYLESBURY.

Notes

  1. The “N”s in “ANTHONY” and “CHANDLER” on bell 3 are reversed.
  2. The “N” in “NEWCOME” on the tenor is reversed.
Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP806190. Park on road.

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