Ainderby Steeple St Helen SE 334921
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Largely fourteenth century church with a tall west tower.
A peal of six bells hung for full circle ringing. The front three bells were transferred from Darlaston.
|1||T Mears & Son||1809||6-0-22||29.6875||E|
|2||T Mears & Son||1809||6-3-23||31.875||D|
|3||T Mears & Son||1809||7-3-17||34.0625||C|
|4||(York - J Potter's Successor)||c1400||5-2-23||32.6875||B|
|6||Samuel I Smith of York||1706||9-3-23||39.125||G|
1: THOMAS MEARS & SON OF LONDON FECIT 1809
2: THOMAS MEARS & SON OF LONDON FECIT 1809
3: THOMAS MEARS & SON OF LONDON FECIT 1809
4: + RAPHAHEL ARCHANGELUS MEDICINA DEI DICTUS
5: CRY ALOVDE REPENT 1636
6: VOCO VENI PRECARE 1706 SS Ebor [six times]
Frame and Fittings
The six bells are hung in a low-side cast-iron frame with modern fittings by Eayre and Smith. The old bells retain their canons. The three original bells were rehung by Mallaby of Masham c1890 in a composite frame of oak beams with cast iron X shaped sides.
A two train clock by Benson of London 1863.
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