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History

Built in 1833-34 by R Dawson.  West tower.  The old ruined church is about half a mile away by the river Greta.

Bells

A single bell hung for swing chiming.  It predates the present building by many years and used to hang in the open bell-cote of the previous church.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 J de Kirkham 13??   15.75"  

Inscriptions

AVE MARIA GRATIA PLENA

Frame and Fittings

The bell hangs from a wooden headstock between a pair of parallel beams and is fitted with a chiming lever.  The headstock was replaced and the bell overhauled by David Town of Northallerton since the photographs were taken.

Sources

ARA 1998