[Bell Historians] Christ church Oxford

Michael A Williams michael.williams at b...
Thu Jul 11 18:18:30 BST 2002

On Thu, 11 Jul 2002, robert_de7 wrote:

> Hi all, Can any one help me please. I am wondering if any one as a
> photo or picture of the crowned capitals and shields on the bell as
> mentioned in church bells by HB Walters. Also does any one know if
> the bell is still in the tower.

There are two bells at Christ Church that have the crowned capital
inscription: the ninth and tenth of the current ring of twelve. They weigh
12cwt and 16cwt respectively, additionally the ninth still retains its

A drawing of the inscription on the tenth can be found on p261 of Fred
Sharpe's Church Bells of Oxfordshire.

I hope this is of use.


Michael A. Williams
michael.williams at b...

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