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Place Rawtenstall
S Mary
Grid Ref SD810227
Lat, Long 53.70125, -2.28801 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BB4 8SG
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 53.70113, -2.28885 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Lancashire
Country England
Diocese Manchester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
TowerBase 4059 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 14-0-2 (1570lb or 712kg) in F (693.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Additional information Restoration work under way
Affiliation Lancashire Association
Updates 24/01/2020: Restoration work in progress [TimJ (#261) via e-mail]
14/02/2019: No ringing at present (safety concerns) [TimJ (info G Lee) via e-mail]


Rawtenstall, Lancashire
S Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-20 1423.0 F 27.00" 1888 Mears & Stainbank Y N
2 4-3-13 1315.5 E 26.50" 1888 Mears & Stainbank Y N
3 5-3-9 1166.5 D 30.25" 1888 Mears & Stainbank Y N
4 6-3-5 1056.0 C 32.25" 1888 Mears & Stainbank Y N
5 7-3-18 941.0 Bb 35.00" 1888 Mears & Stainbank Y N
6 8-2-2 875.0 A 36.50" 1888 Mears & Stainbank Y N
7 10-0-7 783.0 G 39.25" 1837 Thomas II Mears Y 4
8 14-0-2 693.0 F 43.50" 1888 Mears & Stainbank Y N
Source: M Chester(J Greenhough); S Austin; C Pickford;
TimJ(REMRKS262 info G Lee)

Contributed by: Mike Chester
Last updated: 01/02/2020