Kippax St Mary  SE 416303

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History

The top stage of the tower is Perpendicular but much of the rest of the church is Norman with many examples of herringbone masonry.

Bells

There were three bells here all by William Oldfield of York dating from 1636 and 1638.  The second bell was retained and the others recast and augmented to six as a Second World War memorial.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 John Taylor of Loughborough 1946 4-0-15 27" D sharp
2 John Taylor of Loughborough 1946 4-2-6 28.5625" C sharp
3 John Taylor of Loughborough 1946 5-2-17 31" B
4 John Taylor of Loughborough 1946 6-3-2 33.1875" A sharp
5 William Oldfield 1638 8-0-22 37" G sharp
6 John Taylor of Loughborough 1946 13-1-10 41.6875" F sharp

Inscriptions

List of

Frame and Fittings

Hung in a cast-iron frame with modern fittings by Taylors of Loughborough in 1946.

Poppleton

KIPPAX (St. Mary). Three bells.

1.    FILI DEI MISERE MEI  1638

2.    SOLI DEO GLORIA 1638

3.    SOLI DEO GLORIA 1636

Sources

List of sources/date of visit