rokeby  St Mary  NZ 072138

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History

Consecrated in 1778 with a chancel added in 1877.  Unusually the church is orientated north/south.

Bell

A single bell in a south cote hung for swing chiming.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 ?Whitechapel Bellfoundry c1778   c10"  

Inscription

 

Frame and Fittings

Hung from a wooden headstock with wooden lever.  This is a small bell for such a large arch.  There are two carefully cut grooves in the stonework to allow the gudgeons to be inserted into the bearings.  No clapper is evident!

Sources

ARA August 2004