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place:- ring of bells, Great Urswick
site name:- St Mary and St Michael's Church
locality:- Great Urswick
parish Urswick parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
ring of bells
coordinates:- SD26827418
10Km square:- SD27

1Km square SD2674

photograph

ring of bells, Great Urswick -- St Mary and St Michael's Church -- Great Urswick -- Urswick -- Cumbria / -- New ringing chamber. -- 31.7.2009
photograph

ring of bells, Great Urswick -- St Mary and St Michael's Church -- Great Urswick -- Urswick -- Cumbria / -- Bellrope and sally. -- 31.7.2009

source:- Dove 2009

diocese:- Carlisle Diocese
locality:- Great Urswick
coordinates:- SD269742

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Great Urswick -- St Mary and St Michael's Church -- Great Urswick -- Urswick -- Cumbria / -- Notice about the bells. -- 31.7.2009

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large ring of bells, Great Urswick -- St Mary and St Michael's Church -- Great Urswick -- Urswick -- Cumbria / -- Three of the bells, out of the tower; dated 1711 1420 1724, ie bells 2 and 3 and one presumably broken up. -- 31.7.2009

Dove data number of bells: 4
weight of tenor: 8 cwt 2 qtr 19 lb (971lbs)
pitch of tenor: A (861Hz)
scale:-
A, B, C sharp, D
First 4 notes; intervals TTS; A major.
Bell1 cast by John Taylor and Co, 1907; 2 by Abraham Rudhall, 1711; 3 possibly by John Bery about 1460; 4 by John Taylor and Co, 1955.
Dove 2009
Data courtesy of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

notes The oldest bell of the four is the Harrington Bell; inscribed:-
[MARIA / WILHELMUS DE HARYNGTON DOMINUS DE ALDINGHAM ET DOMINA MARGARETA UXOR EJUS]
Sir William Harrington was a standard bearer at the Battle of Agincourt, he died 1458. The bell was a gift to Conishead Priory; it may have been purchased from there after the Dissolution, about 1536.
:: St Mary and St Michael's Church Great Urswick, Cumbria::: leaflet available in church

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