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St. Lawrence, Chicheley, Bucks
North Bucks branch of the ODG
St. Lawrence, Chicheley
St. Lawrence, Chicheley
Dedication: St. Lawrence, Chicheley

Service Ringing: Sun 5.30

Practice night: Mon 7.30pm (alt with North Crawley)

The Bells (6) 16-2-0#

Access to ringing chamber: Spiral of mostly concrete blocks with 19 steps. Ringing from a gallery.

The following information comes from the North Bucks web site Dec 2003
The weights of all bells are estimated.
The inscriptions are from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 347.
Information on the frame and gear are from the Bowell archives supplied by Chris Pickford.
Frame: wooden.
Gear: steel joist headstocks, plain bearings, 1905 Alfred Bowell.

A ring of 6; tenor 16-2-0#
Bell Weight
Diameter Date
Founder Foundry
treble 5-2-25# 31 1718 Abraham Rudhall Gloucester A R [Bell D1] [Border C5] 1718 [Border D8]
2 6-3-18# 33¼ 1718 Abraham Rudhall Gloucester A [D1] R 1718 [Border C5]
3 7-3-9# 35 1718 Abraham Rudhall Gloucester SR IOHN CHESTER BART BENEFACTOR [Border D8 twice] A [D1] R 1718 [D8 twice]
[Border D14 all round]
4 8-3-13# 36½ 1718 Abraham Rudhall Gloucester PEACE & GOOD NEIGHBOURHOOD [D8 twice] A [D1] R 1718 [D8 four times]
5 11-0-8# 40 1718 Abraham Rudhall Gloucester ABR : RVDHALL OF GLOUCESTER CAST VS ALL 1718 [Border D2]
tenor 16-2-0# 44¾ 1718 Abraham Rudhall Gloucester IN MULTIS ANNIS RESONET CAMPANA IOHANIS [D2] A [D1] R 1718 [D2]


Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP904458

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