BIRSTWITH Primary School  SE 241596

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History

The inscription above the window gives the year as 1892 - this could be a reference to the clock and bell or the building.

Bell

A single bell hangs in a bell-cote on the front of the building.  It is struck by the clock.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 John Taylor of Loughborough C19   c16"  

Inscription

Just visible is the word "Loughborough".

Frame and Fittings

The bell hangs from an arched iron headstock and is sounded by an external clock hammer.

Sources

ARA visited August 2003