Ring of 8 bells (11-2-23 / 595kg) in the key of F#.
St Mary Virgin.
OS map ref. SU 667641 (map 175)
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Plentiful parking is available next to the Church.
Access is via quite a long spiral stone staircase with a rope “handrail”.
Monday evenings – 8:00pm to 9:00pm.
Please check if there is a practice by contacting either
Penny on email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0118 933 2005
or Peter on email email@example.com or phone 0118 933 2200
Practice at Stratfield Mortimer, St John is currently suspended whilst work is being undertaken on the bells.
There are no clocks or clock hammers. Ropes are kept in rope warmers.
All the bells have quite a long draft and a “Doncaster” pattern head.
|No.||Weight cwt qr lb||Note||Date Cast||Founder|
|1||4-0-20||F#||1896||Mears & Stainbank|
|2||4-3-6||F||1896||Mears & Stainbank|
|3||5-0-9||D#||1896||Mears & Stainbank|
|4||5-2-3||C#||1896||Mears & Stainbank|
|5||6-2-8||B||1896||Mears & Stainbank|
|6||7-1-2||A#||1896||Mears & Stainbank|
|7||8-1-27||G#||1896||Mears & Stainbank|
|8||11-2-23||F#||1896||Mears & Stainbank|