All Saints Church Bells and Clock

Church Bells

The belfry of All Saints’ houses a ring of eight bells, the oldest dated 1682. Their details are as follows:

1st (Treble)19005cwt
2nd19006cwt
3rd18647cwt
4th16828cwt
5th16829cwt
6th1750 (recast 1954)10cwt
7th183913cwt
8th (Tenor)1815 (recast 1906)19cwt

The oldest parts of the tower itself are Saxon, with other parts dated to the 13th, 15th and 19th century.

The Clock

Below the belfry is the clock chamber, containing the mechanism of the clock presented to All Saints in 1893 by Mr George Sargent in memory of his parents, who lived opposite the church.

The Ringing Chamber

The bell ropes pass through the floor of the clock chamber and down to the ringing chamber, which contains some interesting wooden panels celebrating the ringing of peals in the 19th and early 20th century.

Additional Information and Images

All Saints’ Church Website: The Bells

All Saints’ Church website: Turvey Church Bell Guide

All Saints Church Bells
All Saints Church clock mechanism

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