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Place Lambourn
S Michael & All Angels
Grid Ref SU326789
Lat, Long 51.50864, -1.53155 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode RG17 8XX
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County Berkshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2851 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1969 by Mears & Stainbank
Tuned 1969
Tenor 20-2-0 (2296lb or 1041kg) in D (588.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Additional information Unringable; restoration work under way
URL http://www.bellsnearnewbury.org.uk/towerlist
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Updates 15/02/2020: Restoration work has started: cracked bells to be welded [TimJ(#265 info B Laurie) via e-mail]
10/05/2019: Significant cracks found in bells 1,2,3,6 [TimJ(REMRKS243) via e-mail]
01/03/2019: Now designated as u/r; PN info removed [Jake Reid via e-mail]


Lambourn, Berkshire
S Michael & All Angels
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-1-3 1204.0 D 30.00" 1804 James Wells R
2 6-0-7 1124.0 C# 31.00" 1742 Henry III Bagley R
3 7-1-12 992.0 B 34.00" 1639† ? John Wiseman R
4 8-3-5 884.0 A 37.00" 1637 Roger I Purdue R
5 10-0-17 788.0 G 40.00" 1892 John Warner & Sons
6 10-2-24 740.0 F# 42.00" 1639† ? John Wiseman R
7 14-0-9 662.0 E 45.00" 1637 Roger I Purdue R
8 20-2-0 588.0 D 52.00" 1637 Roger I Purdue R
Source: M Smith; CBC; D Sloman; M Chester(C Pickford;CB Berks);
TimJ(B Laurie;N Taylor/WBF)

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 12/05/2019