kirkby ravensworth  St Peter and St Felix  NZ 140065 (Also known as Kirby Hill)

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History

Medieval church with large west tower (built 1397) with vaulted ceiling to the ground floor.

Bells

Two bells.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 Samuel I Smith 1664 4-2-7 28.625" C#
2   c1620 6-1-3 31.875" B

Inscriptions

Treble:    VENITE EXVLTEMVS DOMINO S S 1664 [and much ornament] (example of lettering is pictured below right)

Tenor:     [blank] (pictured below left)

  

Frame and Fittings

Hung from wooden headstocks with ball bearings, Hastings stays and all gear by Taylors of Loughborough, 1920.  Fabricated steel frame.  Both bells have clock hammers, two on the tenor.

Sources

ARA February 2010

GAD - details of bells.