[Bell Historians] Erpingham, Norfolk

David Bryant davidbryant at LMgv0IFG90ppRI37CjdDlD2PiMfMHiqTumjUMe67JdkRSJxJCXPeDXGfKz440V5xs-B9QXrN8hwB28LtFddyRC9eZTw.yahoo.invalid
Wed Nov 15 14:44:55 GMT 2006

Coincidentally, I have just this afternoon been to St John de Sepulchre, now 
used by an Orthodox church. The priest and church treasurer were extremely 
helpful and welcoming, and showed me the former ground-floor ringing 
chamber. Nothing remains here apart from two tiers of rather elegant rope 
guides - no doubt these date from the 1908 augmentation. Unfortunately, they 
couldn't show me up the tower as the church is leased from the Norwich 
Historic Churches Trust and they don't have a key. The contact at the 
Norwich Historic Churches Trust, who has the key, is away in China at the 
moment. I am told that a concrete floor has been inserted in the fromer 
bellchamber since the bells were removed, in order to strengthen the tower. 
There are some rather ominous-looking cracks in the internal walls of the 



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