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Peal of Bells

Holy Cross
Bell No
Diam.WeightDate and FounderInscription
Treble2' 6"5½ cwtMears & Stainbank.  1938Rex Domine in Virtute Tua.  Coronation 1937
2nd2' 7½"6 cwtWilliam & Thomas Purdee, Bristol.  1652William Combe and William Collet,
Church Wardens.  W.P.  T.P.
3rd2' 8½"6½ cwtJohn Wallis of Salisbury.  1610I W HOPE WELL
4th2' 11½"8¼ cwtJohn Wallis of Salisbury.  1613
I W BE MERCYFULL
5th3' 3"10¼ cwtUndated.  Possibly 14thC
No inscription
Tenor3' 7½"14 cwtWilliam Purdee of Bristol.  1667Thomas Crooke and Robert Harding, Churchwardens.  W.P.
In 1957, the bells were re-tuned and hung in a steel frame by John Taylor and Co. Ltd. of Loughborough.
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