Patrick Brompton St Patrick SE 219907
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Tower rebuilt in 1864 by G Fowler Jones. The rest of the church contains work from 11th to 15th centuries.
Three bells hung for full-circle ringing. The second bell is cracked and the fittings are in need of attention to make these bells ringable.
|2||Peter Wood of Thirsk||1686||27.75"||C|
|3||Samuel I Smith||1703||31.6875"||B|
1: + ORA PRO NOBIS BEATI PATRICI
[and on soundbow] P
2: PERVVLA PER MAGNAM PREBEBAT CIMA RVIAM I PLACE 1686
[and on waist] SA
3: MY CRACK IS CVRED NOW ALOVD I CRY HAVE FAITH IN CHRIST
& LIVE ETERNALLY 1703
HEN: ROOKES G: MANFIELD CHVRCHWARDENS SS Ebor
Frame and Fittings
The wooden frame appears to be a Victorian copy of the medieval original. The traditional fittings, with the exception of the substantial wheels, are earlier.
A two train A frame clock by Cooke of York 1863. It is in very good condition partly due to its well designed case. It strikes the hours on the tenor.
ARA November 2004