rothwell Holy Trinity  SE 343283

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History

Large perpendicular church extensively restored in 1873 by C R Chorley.

Bells

A peal of eight bells hung for full circle ringing recast from a former peal of eight.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 John Taylor of Loughborough 1951 4-0-7 26" F sharp
2 John Taylor of Loughborough 1951 4-1-27 27.0625" E sharp
3 John Taylor of Loughborough 1951 4-3-14 28.5" D sharp
4 John Taylor of Loughborough 1951 5-2-20 30.375" C sharp
5 John Taylor of Loughborough 1951 7-0-6 33.25" B
6 John Taylor of Loughborough 1951 8-0-20 35" A sharp
7 John Taylor of Loughborough 1951 10-2-13 38.625" G sharp
8 John Taylor of Loughborough 1951 15-0-21 43.375" F sharp

Inscriptions

List of

Frame and Fittings

Cast-iron low side frame and Taylor fittings from the 1951 recast.

Poppleton

ROTHWELL (Holy Trinity), Eight bells.

In 1837 six bells were procured from Mr. John Taylor, of Oxford. After a few months' use the tenor was cracked, and in 1838 it was recast and the trebles added. The tenor now bears the inscription-

TO SPEAK WITH MELLOW TONE AND NEVER SWEAR

JOHN TAYLOR TAUGHT US WITH A FATHERS CARE

TONGUES SCREWS AND CLAPPERS KEEP WELL IN PLACE

THEN FOR AN AGE SOUND WELL IN GRACE

The weights of the bells are

Cwt. qrs. lbs. Cwt. qrs. lbs.

          (1) 5 3 6           (5) 6 3 7

          (2) 6 0 27         (6) 7 - 7

          (3) 6 0 8           (7) 9 1 18

          (4) 6 1 5           (8) 13 2 7

                                        61 3 1

Sources

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