ramsgill St Mary  SE 119709

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History

A brief history of the church building.

Bells

Three bells hung for full circle ringing though now in a dilapidated condition. The bells each have six equally spaced canons with cable decoration.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 John Taylor of Loughborough 1860 3-0-17 24.375" F#
2 John Taylor of Loughborough 1860 3-2-26 26.625" E
3 John Taylor of Loughborough 1860 3-3-23 28.125" D

Inscriptions

All bells are inscribed:

JOHN TAYLOR & CO FOUNDERS LOUGHBOROUGH AD 1860

Frame and Fittings

Wooden frame with all bells swinging N-S.  Wooden headstocks with hoop gudgeons, traditional stays and sliders, plain bearings, full wheels. The clappers hang from independent crown staples.

Clock

A two train clock striking the hours on the tenor.

Sources

ARA 2002