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Holy Trinity , Penn, Bucks
East Berks & South Bucks branch of the ODG
Holy Trinity, Penn
Holy Trinity, Penn ©BM 09 Jun 2004
Dedication: Holy Trinity, Penn

Service Ringing: Sun 10.15 - 11.00am

Practice night: Mon 7.45 to 9.15pm (not Bank Holidays)

Availability and Restrictions:
  • Visiting ringers: Generally available by arrangement
  • Quarter Peals: By arrangement
  • Peals: May be possible by special arrangement.
The Bells (6) 9-3-0#. One clock hammer to pull off.

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor

Listed in A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 547.
There were only five bells in 1987 when the book was published. a treble by Mears & Stainbank was added in 1919 and the then third recast as the new fourth.

A ring of 6, tenor 9-3-0#, diameter 39”, tuned to A
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Inscription
treble 3-0-0# 27 F# 1919 Mears & Stainbank Whitechapel MEARS & STAINBANK LONDON
GLORIA IN EXCELCIS DEO PAX JUNE 23RD 1919
THE GIFT OF PARISHIONERS. B J S KERBY VICAR
2 4-2-0# 27½ E 1702 Samuel Knight Reading I AS TREBELL DO BEE GIN 1702
3 5-0-0# 29¾ D 1702 Samuel Knight Reading FEARE GOD HOHOVR THE KING 1702
4 6-0-0# 31½ C# 1919 Mears & Stainbank Whitechapel MEARS & STAINBANK LONDON
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
THIS BELL WAS RECAST AND THE PEAL REHUNG BY THE GENEROSITY OF A H BIRCH REYNARDSON ESQ.
FOR THE VICTORY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919
5 7-2-0# 35 B 1894 Mears & Stainbank Whitechapel MEARS & STAINBANK WHITECHAPEL BELL FOUNDRY
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
RECAST AT THE EXPENSE OF THOMAS BLADES GROVE ESQ. CHURCH WARDEN 1894
Tenor 9-3-0# 39 A 1702 Samuel Knight Reading VNTO THE CHURCH I DOO YOU CALL DETH TO THE GRAVE WILL SUMMANS ALL
THOMAS WINTER AND WILLIAM WINGROVE C W 1702

Notes:

The Clock:

The clock dates from 1715 and only has an hour hand.

Points of interest in church: A medieval doom painting on wood, one of only five in the country - located above arch into chancel.

Church facilities: Toilet in church hall opposite — contact A Bayley for key for access

Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SU916933

Eating Places: The Crown almost opposite to the church serves food plus drink. Beaconsfield approx 2 miles away has many suitable establishments


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