Eight bells were installed by Rudhall's of Gloucester in 1717 in the Key of F; the Seventh was recast by the same founders 30 years later. The Fifth bell was recast in 1846 by Mears of Whitechapel and the Treble in 1886 by Taylors of Loughborough.
|Treble||2 ' 3 "||Taylor||1886||4||1||16|
|2nd||2 ' 4 "||Rudhall||1717||4||3||0|
|3rd||2 ' 6 "||Rudhall||1717||5||1||15|
|4th||2 ' 8 "||Rudhall||1717||6||1||18|
|5th||2 ' 9 "||Mears||1846||6||0||6|
|6th||3 ' 0 "||Rudhall||1717||8||1||10|
|7th||3 ' 5 "||Rudhall||1747||11||3||20|
|8th||3 ' 8 "||Rudhall||1717||13||3||19|
These samples of ringing come from a peal of 5056 changes of Yorkshire Surprise Major, rung on Easter Sunday 2003 to celebrate the 60th birthday of one of our local ringers Phil Rothera.
Sunday 20th April 2003
A peal of 5056 changes Yorkshire Surprise Major in 2 hours 56 minutes.
1. Roger H Dorking
2. Yvonne A Towler
3. Tudor P Edwards
4. Christopher K Cooper
5. Neil Bennett
6. Ian C Maycock
7. Philip J Rothera
8. James L Towler
Conducted by James L Towler