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St. Mary Magdalen, Great Hampden, Bucks
Chiltern branch of the ODG
St. Mary Magdalen, Great Hampden
St. Mary Magdalen, Great HampdenŠAB 18 Oct 2004
Dedication: St. Mary Magdalen, Great Hampden

The Bells (3) 8-0-0# - no stays or sliders

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor

The following information comes from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 409.

A ring of 3, tenor 8-0-0#, diameter 36”
Bell Diameter
(inches)
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
Treble 29½ 1625 Ellis Knight Reading OVR HOPE XS XN THE LORD X625 [E]
2 32½ 1625 Ellis Knight Reading PRAYES YE THE LORD [Y] X625 [Y]
Tenor 36 1625 Ellis Knight Reading LET YOUR HOPE BE XN THE LORD X625 [E]

Notes:

  1. A complete ring by Ellis Knight in 1625
  2. The [E] and [Y] stops are reproduced below:
Extract from Cocks plate XXII
stops
Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP848024

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