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place:- ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness
site name:- St Mary's Church
locality:- Dalton-in-Furness
parish Dalton Town with Newton parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
ring of bells
coordinates:- SD22597390
10Km square:- SD27

1Km square SD2273

courtesy of the tower captain
photograph

ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Ringing chamber. -- 18.6.2011
photograph

ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- 10 bells. -- 18.6.2011

source:- Dove 2009

diocese:- Carlisle Diocese
locality:- Dalton in Furness
coordinates:- SD226739

Dove data number of bells: 10
weight of tenor: 21 cwt 2 qtr 25 lb (2433lbs)
pitch of tenor: E flat (604Hz)
scale:-
E flat, F, G, A flat, B flat, C, D, E flat, F, G
Octave plus 2 notes; intervals TTSTTTSTT; E flat major.
Bells cast by John Taylor and Co, 1927.
Dove 2009
Data courtesy of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

photographs
courtesy of the tower captain
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Place mats for the ringers. -- 18.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Memorial to past bellringers. -- 18.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Certificate, 1st place in a striking competition, 1999. -- 18.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Records of first peals, Grandsire Triples and Grandsire Caters. -- 18.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- List of 8 bells, 1913. -- 18.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- 'Lancashire Association of Changeringers / Furness & Lake District Branch' -- 18.6.2011

photographs
The bells are by Taylor, Loughborough, recast from an earlier set. The frame is an early example of an iron bell frame by ?Warner, London.
courtesy of the tower captain
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Bells. -- 18.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Bells. -- 18.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Bells. -- 18.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Bells. -- 18.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Bells. -- 18.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Bells. -- 18.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Bell wheel. -- 18.6.2011

photographs
Access from a door at the back of the nave.
The computer/video displays were for an 'open day'.
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- The way in. -- 18.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Dalton-in-Furness -- St Mary's Church -- Dalton-in-Furness -- Dalton Town with Newton -- Cumbria / -- Spiral stair -- 18.6.2011

references Handley, Diana: 1983: Notes on Furness Branch Bells::: inscriptions and history
Dent, Geoffrey: 2007: History of St Mary's Church and Parish Dalton-in-Furness::: on sale in church; has interesting articles about 'NOISE'

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