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UFTON, St Michael 3: 5cwt in D - Unringable

Grid Reference 151/378621 Ufton Church - Source: M Chester
Postcode CV33 9PJ
Recording None Available
Affiliation Coventry DG
Peals None
Sunday None
Practice None
Other Information Unringable

History Of The Bells

These bells are unringable. One corner of frame being was unsupported where a foundation beam was chopped away for boiler flue, though this has been remedied recently with an R.S.J.

Fittings are by Barwell 1880s when they strengthened the frame and rehung the bells.

A recent survey indicated that the frame has some movement but the gudgeons on the treble, and possibly other bells, require new bolts - the treble has a loose gudgeon. The frame generally requires tightening/strengthening and gudgeons etc before ringing.

They are chimed regularly for service.

Details of the Bells

1 Matthew Bagley III, Chacombe  1779  3½cwt  24.25"  1452.0Hz (F#-33c)
2 Matthew Bagley III, Chacombe  1779  4cwt   27.00"  1303.0Hz (E-20c)
3 Matthew Bagley III, Chacombe  1779  5cwt   28.50"  1151.5Hz (D-34c)

 

Photo Gallery

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

 

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