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RATLEY, St Peter 4, 5-1-1 in B

Grid Reference 151/383473 Ratley Church - Source: A MacRae Thomson
Postcode OX15 6DS
Peals None
Date Lost 1979
Other Information Benefice Website

History Of The Bells

This unringable 3 was hung dead in a new "frame" in 1979 by Taylor's and augmented to become a chime of 4 by the addition of a new treble in 1985. Previously they hung in a four bell frame, though the spare pit was never occupied.

They are chimed using trigger action clappers attached to 4 separate ropes i.e. not an Ellacombe apparatus.

Details of the Bells

1 John Taylor & Co, Loughborough  1985  2-3-20
2 George Mears,London             1859  3-2-02
3 Henry Bagley, Chacombe          1677  3-3-20
4 Matthew Bagley, Chacombe        1763  5-1-01  31.125"

Photo Gallery

Ratley Church - Looking East. Source: A MacRae Thomson
The Church - Looking East
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