[Bell Historians] Canons Ashby

Andrew Wilby wilbyawr at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 18:13:10 BST 2022

I have to drive past this tower on my way to Lbro. I wish someone at the NT
would have the inspiration to put bells in it. It is a very good looking
tower and a quality ring of bells would do ringing in the area a power of
good. Hurmph,!

On Sat, 16 Jul 2022, 17:20 c.j.pickford.t21--- via Bell-historians, <
bell-historians at lists.ringingworld.co.uk> wrote:

> Boring little 11" bell of 1850 on the tower roof. No old framework of any
> sort in the tower.
> The house bell (which I examined by cherrypicker for National Trust) is by
> Edward Hemins of bicester 1732. And there's a fine 1830s turret clock in
> the kitchen awaiting installation (or was). It came from St Peters Eaton
> Square.
> All from memory (dates might be a year or two adrift)
> Chris
> Sent from my Huawei phone
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [Bell Historians] Canons Ashby
> From: Michael A Williams
> To: bell-historians at lists.ringingworld.co.uk
> CC:
> I’m staying at Canons Ashby in Northamptonshire this weekend. Does anybody
> know anything about the bell in the priory church adjacent to the house?
> Michael
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