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MORETON MORRELL, Holy Cross 3, 7cwt in Bb

Grid Reference 151/310556 Moreton Morrell Church - Source: Aidan MacRae Thomson
Postcode CV35 9AL
Peals None 
Date Lost 1967
Other Information Church Webpage

History Of The Bells

The church was founded in the 12th century. The next century saw the building of the Chancel and lower part of tower,.  The church was re-roofed in c1808; and in 1895 a north vestry and porch were added.

These bells were hung dead as a chime by Whitechapel in 1967 when the upper stages of the tower were rebuilt. They are hung on deadstocks resting on two RSJs that span the tower. All retain their canons and have been quarter turned. The tenor is cracked.

They are sounded via ropes attached to the clappers.

Details of the Bells

1 Newcombe, Leicester  1616  4cwt
2 Newcombe, Leicester  1616  4½cwt
3 Newcombe, Leicester  1609  7cwt   33.00"

Photo Gallery

The Church - Looking East. Source: Aidan MacRae Thomson
The Church - Looking East
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