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All Saints, Marsworth, Bucks
Chiltern branch of the ODG
All Saints, Marsworth
All Saints, MarsworthİAlan Bentley 27 Mar 2004
Dedication:All Saints, Marsworth

Service Ringing: Sun 5.30pm(1,2) 9.45(3), 10.30 - (4 alternates with Mentmore and Cheddington)

Practice night: Alternate months with Cheddington Saturdays 10.30. Please see the Marsworth website for further information.

The Bells (6) 10-3-10 tuned to G. Restored 1995 by Taylors of Loughborough.

Access to ringing chamber: 14 steps up a straight ladder.

The inscriptions were taken from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 527. At this time there were only five bells. The five bells were tuned, equipped with all new fittings, augmented to six and rehung in a new steel frame in 1995 by John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd., Loughborough. The dates, weights and founders were copied from Taylors’ certificate in the tower.

A ring of 6 bells; tenor 10-3-10, diameter 40”, tuned to G
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter
(inches)
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 5-0-18   E 1994 John Taylor Loughborough  
2 5-1-18 29¾ D 1662 Henry Knight II Reading HENRY KNIGHT MADE ME 1662
3 5-1-12 32 C 1694 George Chandler Drayton Parslow CHANDLER MADE ME 1694
4 6-2-10 33¼ B 1702 George Chandler Drayton Parslow GEORGE CHANDLER MADE ME 1702
5 8-0-0 37 A 1702 George Chandler Drayton Parslow GEORGE CHANDLER[Fleur-de-lys] MADE ME 1682
Tenor 10-3-10 40 G 1887 John Warner London RECAST BY JOHN WARNER & SONS LONDON 1887 ·:·
ANTHONY CHANDLER _ PRAISE THE LORD 1679
RECAST 1887

Notes:

  1. on bell 4 the ‘N’ in ‘CHANDLER’ is reversed
Church Architecture:

ringing chamber
İKMC 23 Apr 2005
The nave and ringing chamber in All Saints, Marsworth during the ‘Ringing Day’ on 23 April 2005.
The protective rail in front of the chamber is made from the old frame.
grave boards
İKMC 23 Apr 2005
Southwest porch and Grave Boards in the churchyard of All Saints, Marsworth.


Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP919146

Eating Places: Pub ‘The Anglers Retreat’ down by the bridge over the canal.

Local points of interest for non ringers: Grand Union Canal is nearby

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