St. Marys Kirtlington enjoys a fine ring of 8 bells, tenor 16-1-19 cwt.
The ringing team has been revived in the past 18 months and holds weekly practices and monthly service ringing. Practice nights are Monday 7.30pm – 9.00 pm
Contact the tower captain on tel: 07710-487223 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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8 bells, 16-1-19 in E
The treble and 7th bells recast and the peal tuned and rehung in 1938 by John Taylor & Co, Bellfounders & Bellhangers, Loughborough.
Inscriptions (as best I can read the hand written notes in the tower):
Treble: Robert Dashwood 1718. I was recast by the gift of the Diocesan Guild of Ringers 1938
2: Sir Robert Dashwood 1718. Recast by C & G Mears. London 1853
3: Sing to the Lord a new song. Recast at the expense of the Parish 1870
4: His sound shall be heard in the Holy Place. Henry Bagley made this ring to beseech in the year of Our Lord 1718.
5: And the fifth sounded. HB 1718
6: The Kingdom of the world did -illegible- .Be it known to all that do me see that H Bagley he made me.
7: Christ shall reign for ever and ever. H. Bagley made me. 1718
Tenor: I to the Church the living call and to the grace do summon all. A (Bell) R. 1753
Sanctus Bell: HB MA 1718. Re-hung 1768. Walter Pryer. Thomas Forey. Churchwarden.
Bells bear Dashwood Coat of Arms.