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Essex Association of Change Ringers North East District


Thorrington - St Mary Magdelene



6 bells, 9-0-22  in G  Access by ladder


Practice Night: Wednesday 7.30-9.15pm  Door locked at 8pm


Sunday ringing: Sunday 9.00-9.30am (not 5th Sunday)

Contact/Tower Captain: Steven Clarke  Mob: 07774 037316

Mimosa

Colchester Road

Thorrington, Colchester CO7 8JG

Email: stevenclarke292@btinternet.com


OS ref: TM098196


No toilet facilities


Church website: www.thorringtonchurch.org

listen to the bells


Peals rung: http://www.cccbr.org.uk/felstead/tbid.php?tid=4999


Bell



Weight



Note



Diameter



Date



Founder



Inscription



Treble



3-2-4



E



26.00"



1902



Mears & Stainbank



Has an emblem of King Edward VII. There is an inscription around the sound-bow saying "generously hung by W J Nevard"


On the waist of the bell:”I AM THE SIXTH, THE FIRST DID RING, THE YEAR OF CROWNING EDWARD KING A.D. 1902. A.CALDECOTT-RECTOR. J.F.J.GRANDJEAN-CURATE. C.H.CHISNALL, F.D.GIRLING,  CHURCHWARDENS”



2



3-3-26



D



27.00"



1732



Thomas Gardiner



THOU=GARDINER * SUDBURY * FECIT * 1732 ***



3



4-1-26



C



29.00"



1732



Thomas Gardiner



THOU= GARDINER * SUDBURY * FECIT ** 1732 **



4



5-1-11



B



30.00"



1860



John Warner & Sons



Has an emblem cast into it. THIS BELL WAS GIVEN BY THE REVd RICHARD DUFFIELD-RECTOR-IN 1860. CAST BY JOHN WARNER AND SONS, LONDON, 1860. ROYAL ARMS AND PATENT



5



9-0-8



A



36.00"



1440€3



William Chamberlain


One of the oldest bells in the NE DistrictSIT ROMAN DOMINI BENEDICTUM


Tenor



9-0-22



G



37.25"



1732



Thomas Gardiner



THOU= GARDINER * SUDBURY * FECIT ** 1732 *



The bells were hung in a wooden frame until the tenor bell broke its gudgeon pin in about 1931. In 1933 the bells were quarter-turned, tuned & rehung lower in plain bearings in a new steel frame by Alfred Bowell, Bellfounder Ipswich