potternewton St Martin  SE 308363

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History

A C19 church with unfinished large west tower.

Bells

A single bell hung for full-circle ringing - a new ringing rope was fitted in September 2011 and the bell rung full-circle for the first time in many years. It has, however, been in regular use for swing chiming.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 John Taylor of Loughborough 1897 11-1-17 39.5" A flat

Inscriptions

ST MARTIN'S 1897  // [Taylor badge]

Frame and Fittings

The bell hangs between two parallel wooden beams with diagonal bracing.  Cast-iron headstock, hastings stay, plain bearings.

Sources

ARA 2009 and 2011