PICTURES OF WORK ON THE BELL RESTORATION

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Congregation at dedication service
Congregation at dedication service

Children at the dedication service
Children at the dedication service

Bell restoration committe at the dedication service
Bell restoration committe at the dedication service

Jacki, Clive, Jan, Val, Sue, Chris, (Dee) & Robert. Dave is missing.

Congregation at dedication service
Congregation at dedication service

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March 11th 2018: Mothering Sunday & Bell Dedication Service with Bishop Jo

Cleaning and painting the ringing room in February 2018

Sunlight shining through the dust in the ringing room
Sunlight shining through the dust in the ringing room

Robert Matthews painting the bell frame
Robert Matthews painting the bell frame

Dave Mansfield painting clock case
Dave Mansfield painting clock case

Sunlight shining through the dust in the ringing room
Sunlight shining through the dust in the ringing room

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Visit to the John Taylor Foundry on Jan 18th 2018 to see our new bells being cast

John Taylor Bell Foundry (11)
John Taylor Bell Foundry (11)

John Taylor Bell Foundry 02C
John Taylor Bell Foundry 02C

Foundry buildings and bell tower built in 1879.

John Taylor Bell Foundry 40J
John Taylor Bell Foundry 40J

A picture of a stained glass window with images of bells

John Taylor Bell Foundry (11)
John Taylor Bell Foundry (11)

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The Bell Frame and Bell Chamber prior to work commencing

Dirt in tower
Dirt in tower

View towards the clock mechanism. Some 70 years of dirt on the frame and floor.

Dirt on frame
Dirt on frame

Years of accumulated dirt on the bell frame

Bells
Bells

View of the entire bell chamber

Dirt in tower
Dirt in tower

View towards the clock mechanism. Some 70 years of dirt on the frame and floor.

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Raising the bells back into the tower and rehanging them 11-21 March 2018

Neil raising a bell from the church floor
Neil raising a bell from the church floor

Bell frame through ringing room ceiling
Bell frame through ringing room ceiling

Fixing the new 6th bell
Fixing the new 6th bell

Neil raising a bell from the church floor
Neil raising a bell from the church floor

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The bells being returned and laid out in the church for visitors to see. 9 & 10 March 

Bells arriving
Bells arriving

Bells on the lorry
Bells on the lorry

John & Ann Barrett-Lennard looking at their bell
John & Ann Barrett-Lennard looking at their bell

Looking at the bell they sponsored

Bells arriving
Bells arriving

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Taking the bells out of the tower for transport to the foundry, w/c 5th February 2018

E1 Assembling scaffolding
E1 Assembling scaffolding

Rob & Clive assist Neil, the bellhanger

E2 Assembling scaffolding
E2 Assembling scaffolding

Rob & Clive assist Neil, the bellhanger

E51D Lorry leaving
E51D Lorry leaving

Farewell for now. Back on March 9th

E1 Assembling scaffolding
E1 Assembling scaffolding

Rob & Clive assist Neil, the bellhanger

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Cleaning and painting the Bell Frame, Autumn 2017

Work on frame
Work on frame

Cleaning work in progress

Work on frame
Work on frame

Clive, Rey & Dave

Cleaning work
Cleaning work

Chris Rogers, the project manager

Work on frame
Work on frame

Cleaning work in progress

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