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place:- ring of bells, Kirkoswald
site name:- St Oswald's Church
locality:- Kirkoswald
parish Kirkoswald parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
ring of bells
coordinates:- NY55554098
10Km square:- NY54
On a hill top nearby, not at the church.
The bells are not hung for ringing.

1Km square NY5540

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ring of bells, Kirkoswald -- St Oswald's Church -- Kirkoswald -- Kirkoswald -- Cumbria / -- 26.8.2005 -- The campanile is not on a tower, but on the adjacent hill; built 1897 replacing wooden building of 1747.
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ring of bells, Kirkoswald -- St Oswald's Church -- Kirkoswald -- Kirkoswald -- Cumbria / -- Treble bell -- 29.4.2011

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tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Kirkoswald -- St Oswald's Church -- Kirkoswald -- Kirkoswald -- Cumbria / -- 16.7.2013

notes number of bells: 3 (2 hung)
pitch of tenor: F
Treble, not hung, in the church; cast by Aaron Peever, 1729; inscribed:-
[G PARKER I LOWRANC I BROWN WARDINGS 1729]
Bell 2 cast by William Land, 1619; inscribed:-
WILLIAM LAND MADE ME 1619 WB
Tenor cast by Aaron Peever, 1729; recast by John Taylor and Co, 1892, with its old inscription:-
JOHN RUMNEY VICK AARON PEEVER KIRKISWALD FA 1729
Taylor's comment was that the recast bell is F but the others are ideterminate.
:: ::: leaflet available in church

photocopy Whitehead 1894:-
vol.13 p.203

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vol.13 p.204

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vol.13 p.205

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vol.13 p.206

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vol.13 p.207

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vol.13 p.208

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vol.13 p.209

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vol.13 p.210

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vol.13 p.211

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vol.13 p.212

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vol.13 p.213

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Whitehead, H: 1894 (?): Church Bells in Leath Ward, part III: TransCWAAS: vol.13: pp.194-217

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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