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Holy Cross, Hoggeston, Bucks
Central Bucks branch of the ODG
Holy Cross, Hoggeston
Holy Cross, HoggestonęDB May 2005
Dedication:Holy Cross, Hoggeston

The Bells (3) 6-0-0#

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor

Most of the bell information below comes from John E. Hearn The Rings and Chimes Of Buckinghamshire Churches, page 58.
The inscriptions are from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 421.

A ring of 3; tenor 6-2-0#, diameter 33”.
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter
(inches)
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 4-2-0# 27 1583 Robert Newcombe &
Bartholomew Atton
Buckingham [Cross R6] A [R6] TRVSTY [R6] FRENDE [R6] IS [R6] HARD [R6] TO 1583
2 5-3-0# 30½ early C. 16 John White Reading [Cross] a [Shield N2] [Cross K8] H W [Crowned cross F4] [Lion’s head, fig 59] [Shield F7]
tenor 6-2-0# 33 1669 Anthony Chandler Drayton Parslow CHANDLER MADE ME 1669

Notes

  1. Dove quotes a weight of 6-0-0# for the tenor.
  2. The ‘S’ in ‘TRUSTY’ on the treble is reversed.
  3. The letters ‘H W’ on bell 2 are surmounted by crowns.
  4. The ‘N’ in ‘CHANDLER’ on the tenor is reversed.
  5. The ‘S’ in ‘TRUSTY’ on the treble is reversed.
    The date inscription of 1583 is shown below
date
Date inscribed on the treble bell.
From A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, plate XXIX.

Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP808250

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