Middleham  St Alkelda and St Mary  SE 126878

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History

A brief history of the church building.

Bells

A peal of eight bells hung for full circle ringing.  Previously there was a peal of six with a tenor of 9cwt from the Whitechapel foundry in 1825.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 John Taylor of Loughborough 1911 5-0-0 27.3125" E
2 John Taylor of Loughborough 1911 5-0-10 28.5" D sharp
3 John Taylor of Loughborough 1911 5-3-4 30.4375" C sharp
4 John Taylor of Loughborough 1911 6-2-13 32.5625" B
5 John Taylor of Loughborough 1911 7-3-25 35.5" A
6 John Taylor of Loughborough 1911 9-1-26 37.4375" G sharp
7 John Taylor of Loughborough 1911 12-3-6 41.625" F sharp
8 John Taylor of Loughborough 1911 18-0-8 46.9375" E

Inscriptions

Frame and Fittings

Hung in a low side cast-iron frame with modern fitttings and plain bearings.

Clock

A three train clock chiming the Cambridge Quarters.

Sources

List of sources/date of visit