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20 years after the present church was built, a ring of six bells was installed in 1867 by John Taylor and Company of Loughborough. The bells were removed in 1922, recast and re-hung the following year. In 1949 two additional bells were added and in 1977 the existing - rather rickety - stairs leading up to the belfry were demolished and a new entrance to the ringing chamber was formed leading out of the newly installed gallery. The weight of the tenor bell is 12 cwt.

Some bells have inscriptions

Bell 1 "The Ringer Bell 1949"

Bell 2 "William Smith Scoutmaster 1947"

Bell 5 "Prosperity to our benefactors"

Bell 6 "William Baker Churchwarden"

Bell 7 "Charles Smith incumbent 1867"

Bell 8 The tenor bell "This peal of bells was procured chiefly by the exertions of Matilda Wainright and Jane Flint"

Inside the church at the west end there is a small bell that used to hang in the chamber on Queens Road School. This dates from 1907 and was repositioned in the church in 1984.

The bellringing team is small but dedicated. We do not aspire to complicated method ringing but do enjoy ringing a few methods well and also the simpler change ringing. We do aspire to ringing for Sunday services, weddings and special occasions. The team would be greatly improved if it was larger to enable us to improve the standard and variety of our ringing. So if you are a ringer, have been a ringer, or just would like to learn do come and join us. We practise every Friday evening at 7.30pm and ring for Sunday service at 9.30am. Please contact Bob Burfitt on 01298 22974 for further information.

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