[Bell Historians] All Saints, Billesley
neil.tcct at v...
Sat Apr 24 10:39:00 BST 2004
The very same guide book referred to says, "The remade wooden bell-turret
houses a small bell of 1721 by Richard Sanders of Bromsgrove." It is
inscribed "RICHARD SANDERS MADE MEE 1721" and measures approx 12 inches in
The church is vested in The Churches Conservation Trust.
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From: "Bill Hibbert" <bill at h...>
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Sent: Saturday, April 24, 2004 8:30 AM
Subject: [Bell Historians] All Saints, Billesley
> Anyone know anything about the bell in this church, which is a few
> miles from Stratford-on-Avon? It is not listed on Mike Chester's
> website, but I note the picture in the guidebook is by Chris Dalton.
> I was chairing a conference at Billesley Manor this week, as one does
> from time to time, and noticed that the wooden turret is beginning to
> decay, it is leaning and the louvres are rotting. I was going to
> borrow a ladder from the hotel to look at the bell but ran out of
> Bill H
> PS Appropriate I was looking around yesterday, as William Shakespeare
> is supposed to have married Anne Hathaway there.
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