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St. Michael, Steeple Claydon, Bucks
Central Bucks branch of the ODG
St. Michael, Steeple Claydon
St. Michael, Steeple ClaydonęDB May 2005
Dedication: St. Michael, Steeple Claydon

Practice night: at East Claydon

Availability and Restrictions: Ringing by arrangement.

The Bells (6) 11-1-27

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor The following information comes from A.H.Cocks page 356.

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 11-1-27, diameter 41”
Bell Diameter
(inches)
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble          
2 30 1737 Edward Hall Drayton Parslow ED HALL MADE ME 1737 W RODES I BATES
3 32½ 1620 Richard Eldridge Wokingham PHILIP TELER GAVE ME 1620
4 35 1592 Bartholomew Atton Buckingham [Cross G6] BARTHOLOMEW [Shield, fig 66] ATTVN 1592
[four coins on the sound bow]
5 37 1754 Edward Hall Drayton Parslow HALL MADE ME 1754
tenor 41 1828 Taylor & Sons Oxford J : INGRAM & amp; T : ROBINS. C : W. TAYLOR . & SONS . FOUNDERS . OXFORD . MDCCCXXVIII .

Notes:

  1. The “S”s on the treble are reversed.
  2. The “N” in “ATTVN” on bell 4 is reversed.
Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP705268. Good space to park.

Eating Places: ‘The Phœnix’

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