NEWHEY BELLRINGERS

NEWHEY BELL RINGERS.

PRACTICE EVERY TUES. 7-45-9.15PM.

CONTACTS. 

    Tower Captain    Helen Rigby    01706 847964 / 07919 370308    helen.fwb@talktalk.net

    Tower Secretary    Kathy Stott    01706 843157                 kath48@gmail.com

Regularly, we ring for service on Sunday mornings from 9.15am – 9.45am & practice on Tuesdays from 7.45pm – 9.15pm. Visitors are always made welcome, especially if there are less than 6 of us!!. 

We also welcome new recruits to our ancient art, or even just a quick visit from the curious!! 

The door is not locked, just climb the 24 easy steps on Sundays or Tuesdays to see what we do.

By request we can ring for baptisms, weddings, funerals, or for any other special event. 

We also welcome visiting bands for peals, quarter peals or simply a short visit.

Please contact either of the above for information.

There are 8 bells in the tower, cast by John Taylor & Co, Loughborough in 1968. 

Their weights (given traditionally in hundredweights, quarters, pounds), sizes & notes can be found in the table below.
 

BELL WEIGHT NOMINAL NOTE DIAMETER
         
1 0-3-20 2226.0 C# 16.00"
2 1-0-12 2098.0 B# 17.00"
3 1-1-18 1865.0 A# 18.63"
4 1-3-10 1657.0 G# 20.50"
5 2-0-19 1473.0 F# 22.06"
6 2-1-23 1389.0 E# 23.25"
7 3-1-17 1234.0 D# 25.88"
8 4-1-17 1097.0 C# 28.50"

 


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