Crakehall St Gregory  SE 244899

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History

Built in 1840 by John Harper.

Bells

A chime of six bells hung in a tall double bell-cote.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 John Taylor of Loughborough 1940 0-1-11 11.5" G
2 John Taylor of Loughborough 1940 0-1-19 12.5" F
3 John Taylor of Loughborough 1940 0-2-10 14" E flat
4 John Taylor of Loughborough 1940 0-2-26 15" D
5 John Taylor of Loughborough 1940 1-0-3 17" C
6 John Taylor of Loughborough 1911 1-2-3 19" B flat

Inscriptions

Frame and Fittings

The bells hang in two sets of three in the double bell-cote.  They are played from an Ellacombe rack on the gallery at the west end of the church.  Some remedial restoration work was carried out for the millennium.

Sources

ARA November 2003