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LONG ITCHINGTON Holy Trinity 4, 8½cwt in A - Unringable

Grid Reference 151/412651 Long Itchington Church - Source Aidan MacRae Thomson
Postcode CV47 9PN
Recording None Available
Affiliation Coventry DG
Peals None
Sunday None
Practice None
Other Information Unringable

History

This church has a truncated spire, the upper stages having been removed after the steeple was badly damaged in a storm in 1762. The church consists of a chancel, nave, south aisle, west tower, north porch, and a vestry. The oldest part of the building is the south aisle, dating from early in the 13th century; the chancel, nave, and tower were built early in the 14th century, a clearstory was added to the nave in the 15th century and at the same time the nave arcade was rebuilt; the porch and vestry are modern. The church was restored in 1928. It is built of small roughly coursed limestone rubble with occasional squared blocks of red sandstone and red sandstone dressings.

The bells are hung in an old oak frame of c.1630, set diagonally in the tower. They are hung for deadrope ringing only, (full-circle, but with no handstroke pull), and have been long derelict. They are all maiden bells. The fittings are of local manufacture and appear to have been made in the early nineteenth century.

Tilley and Walters state that there were "6 bells" here in 1750. They also suggest that the bells were ringable at the time of publication, 1910

Details of the Bells

1 Henry Bagley I, Chacombe  1670  5cwt   28.00"  1165.5Hz (D-14c)
2 Hugh Watts II, Leicester  1625  5½cwt  30.50"  1135.0Hz (C#-3c)
3 Henry Bagley I, Chacombe  1649  7cwt   32.00"  1035.0Hz (B-81c)
4 Hugh Watts II, Leicester  1636  8½cwt  35.00"   887.5Hz (A-15c)

Inscriptions

1 HENRY BAGLEY MADE MEE 1670
2 CVM . SONO . SI. NON . VIS VENIRE NVNQVAM . ADPRECES . CVPIES RE 1623
3 HENRY BAGLEY MADE MEE 1649
4 IHS : NAZARENUS  DEPRVM : REXIV FILI  : DEI MISERERE : MEI 1636

Photo Gallery

The Church - Looking East. Source: Adian MacRae Thomson The Church - Looking West. Source: Adian MacRae Thomson
The Church - Looking East The Church - Looking West
Plan of the Church. Source: Bristish History Online
Plan of the Church  

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