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St. Luke, Stoke Hammond, Bucks
North Bucks branch of the ODG
St. Luke, Stoke Hammond
St. Luke, Stoke Hammond
Dedication: St. Luke, Stoke Hammond

The Bells (3) 10-1-19

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor

The following information comes from the North Bucks web site Dec 2003
The weights of the second and tenor are from Taylor records.
The inscriptions are from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 575.

A ring of 3; tenor 10-1-19, diameter 38½”, tuned to G#.
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 6-3-23 33½ 1590 Bartholomew Atton Buckingham [Cross, G6] BARTHOLOMEW [Shield, Fig 66] ATTVN
(on waist)1590
[4 coins on sound bow]
2 8-0-0 36 1367 John Rufford London [Cross, U2] A V E : M A R I A
tenor 10-1-19 38½ 1882 Taylor Loughborough RECAST BY JOHN TAYLOR & Co LOUGHBOROUGH 1882
(on waist) SANCTA TRINITAS ORA PRO NOBIS
sanctus   14¾ 1450 John Sturdy London [Cross, S4] [coin] I S

Notes:

  1. The old tenor was a bell from the Wokingham foundry, weighing 9-3-21.
Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP879298

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