birkby  St Peter  NZ 332023

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A brick church built in 1776 with a twin bell-cote at the west end which was rebuilt in 2009.


Two bells hung for swing chiming.  The bells were restored by Taylors of Loughborough in 2009.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 John Hoton of York (?) 1454-76 2.2.7 21.5" A flat (-37cents)
2 John Hoton of York (?) 1454-76 2.2.13 23" G (-23 cents)


1:    Sancta Elena Orapronobis

2:    Sancte petre ora pro nobis

Frame and Fittings

Hung from wooden headstocks with chiming levers in a double bell-cote.


ARA 2009