BELLS & TOWER

"traceried bell chamber openings. Crenulated parapets with corner gargoyles"


 

Silkstone

 

Repairs have been carried out by John Taylor Bellfounders of Loughborough on the bearings and wheels. The wheels were taken down  in the first week of January 2012 by the Tower Captain and helpers and then taken to Loughborough for the work to commence



 

 Silkstone

 



The wheels have been removed and safely lowered.

Clappers and stays await transportation

This process was carried out in reverse. The Tower Team and Taylors replaced the Bells in the last week of February and the Bells pealed again at midday on the Friday the 24th February 2012.


Have a look at a banner placed in the tower(tower tours are available please contact us):-

Bells and Tower Banner