Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Christ Church, Bacup, Lancashire
Place Bacup
Christ Church
Grid Ref SD873233
Lat, Long 53.70669, -2.19370Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode OL13 9DR
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Lieutenancy area Lancashire
Country England
Diocese Manchester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
Rings 8 U/R, tenor 10-2-7 in A♭See below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
Affiliation Lancashire Association
Updates 16/04/2019: Bells are now unringable [TimJ (info: G Lee) via e-mail]
Ring of 8, tenor 10-2-7 in A♭
TowerBase 248View Felstead peals
Bells 8 U/REdit details
Tenor 10-2-7 (1183 lb or 537 kg) in A♭ (822.5Hz)
Additional information Church closed; Building is up for sale / under offer; unringable
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-15 1641.0 A♭ 24.50" 1923 Mears & Stainbank F N
2 3-3-1 1546.5 G 25.50" 1923 Mears & Stainbank F N
3 4-3-2 1377.5 F 27.75" 1854 Charles & George Mears Y N
4 5-1-12 1233.0 E♭ 28.75" 1854 Charles & George Mears Y N
5 6-1-11 1093.5 D♭ 31.75" 1854 Charles & George Mears Y N
6 6-3-1 1032.5 C 33.00" 1854 Charles & George Mears Y N
7 8-0-2 910.0 B♭ 36.00" 1854 Charles & George Mears Y N
8 10-2-7 822.5 A♭ 39.50" 1854 Charles & George Mears Y N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,5,6,7,8 c1854 Timber C & G Mears 6.A 6.1
1A 3,4 1923 Cast iron Mears & Stainbank 8.3.A.h 8.3