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NEWTON REGIS NEWTON REGIS St Mary 3, 9-0-5 in G

Grid Reference 140/279075 Newton Regis Church - Source panoramia.com
Postcode B79 0NA
Recording
Affiliation St Martin's Guild
Peals None
Sunday None
Practice None

History Of The Bells

This church is the most northerly in the county, being a close run thing with nearby Seckington.  The church is mainly 14th century, with a later clerestory.  It is well worth a visit, but is normally kept locked.

The oak frame and fittings by are by Taylors, 1931 and the bells are ringable. The treble is a recast of a Whitechapel bell of 1769. In this year ownership of the foundry passed from Lester and Pack to Pack and Chapman. The bell had been long broken and a piece of it that could have shown the founder was missing. The old bells retain their canons, the treble being cast flat topped.  There is a large wooden beam in the ringing room at about head height, the treble and tenor being on one side of it and the 2nd on the other!

Details of the Bells

1 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough  1931  5-2-17  31.13"  994.0Hz (B+11c)
2 Newcombe, Leicester              1602  6-2-19  34.25"  886.5Hz (A+13c)
3 Hugh Watts II, Leicester         1642  9-0-05  37.50"  790.5Hz (G+14c)

Photo Gallery

 
The Church - Looking East. Source Graham Lockley A Plan of the Church. Source: britishhistoryonline
The Church Looking East A Plan of the Church

 

 

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