horsehouse  St Botolph  SE 047 813

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History

Built in 1869 with thin west tower.

Bells

Three bells formerly hung for full-circle ringing but now devoid of wheels they are swing-chimed.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 Pack & Chapman 1779   17.125" B flat
2 Pack & Chapman 1779   20.375" A
3 Pack & Chapman 1779   22.1875" "D" cracked?

Inscriptions

1:    1779

2:    1779

3:    PACK & CHAPMAN OF LONDON FECERUNT  1779

Frame and Fittings

Hung in a wooden frame with wooden headstocks and steel chiming levers.  The headstocks of 1 and 2 are replacements.  The positioning of the levers does not match that of the wheel and the rope circle has been thus condensed.

Sources

ARA 2006