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SS. Peter & Paul, Great Missenden, Bucks
Chiltern branch of the ODG
SS. Peter & Paul, Great Missenden
SS. Peter & Paul, Great MissendenİBM 25 Feb 2002
Dedication: SS. Peter & Paul, Great Missenden

Service Ringing: Sun 9.30(1), 9.00(2,3,4,5)

Practice night: Wed 8.00pm

The Bells (8) 24-1-25

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor

The details below were taken from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire page 527. It was published in 1897 when there were only 6 bells in the ring. Two new trebles were added around 1990.
The weights are taken from the Great Missenden tower website where only cwt and qrs are quoted.

A ring of 8 bells; tenor 24-1-25, diameter 53¼”
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter
(inches)
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 6-3-0#   1990      
2 7-1-0#   1990      
3 6-3-0# 34½ 1692 Richard Keene Woodstock 1692
4 9-0-0# 37¾ 1603 Joseph Carter Wokingham This [Fig 37] Bell [Fig 37] Was [Fig 37] Made [Fig 37] 1603 [Fig 37] R [Fig 37] C [Fig 37] T [Fig 37] E [Fig 37] I [Shield D5] C [Fig 37]
5 12-0-0# 41¾ 1640 Ellis Knight Reading LOVE GOD 1640
6 13-2-0# 44½ 1824 Thomas Mears Whitechapel [G11] T. MEARS OF LONDON FECIT 1824. [G11]
7 21-2-0# 49½ 1623 Ellis Knight Reading LET YOVR HOPE BE XN THE LORD X623 G[1]W I[1]I [2]
E[1]K
Tenor 24-1-25 53¼ 1840 Thomas Mears Whitechapel THOMAS MEARS FOUNDER LONDON 1840
(On waist:)
REVD RICHARD MARKS VICAR
ROBT DOUGLASY, JAMES POTTER, CHURCH WARDENS

Notes:

  1. The ornaments on bell 7 are taken from Cocks, Plate XXII
    [1][2]
    stop 1 stop 2
Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP900010

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