Glinton, St Benedict

Glinton, St Benedict

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bells

Number: 

6

Weight (cwt): 

14-3-5

Rung from: 

Ground Floor
Sunday Service Ringing

Mornings: 

1st, 2nd and 3rd Sunday 10:00-10:30. No ringing on the 4th Sunday
Practice Night

Day: 

Thursday

Time: 

19:30 - 21:00

Regularity: 

Weekly.

Methods Rung: 

Rounds, call changes and plain hunt for beginners. Some doubles and minor methods to suit the ability of the ringers.
Contact

Name: 

Jill Cowcill

Telephone: 

01733 252655

Email: 

Information for Visitors

Address: 

High Street, Glinton, PE6.7JN

Toilet: 

No

Parking: 

Parking is available behind the church, or across the road in the Blue Bell pub car park if you intend to go to the pub afterwards.

The Bells of St. Benedict’s Church, Glinton

 

The six bells installed in the church were founded and installed in 1799 by Thomas Osborn, a well-known bell-founder from Downham Market. The weights of the bells and the inscriptions on each bell are as follows:-

 

1) 5cwt 2 qtr           The Lord to praise, my voice I’ll raise T. Osborn Founder 1799

2) 6cwt 6lb             Peace and good neighborhood Thomas Osborn Fecit 1799

3) 7cwt 1qtr 8lb       Give no offence to the Church Thomas Osborn Founder Downham Norfolk 1799

4) 8cwt 2qtr 16lb     Our voices shall with joyful sound make hills and valleys eccho round.

5) 11cwt 2lb            Edmund and George Webster Churchwardens. Thos Osborn Founder Downham Norfolk 1799

6) 14cwt 3qtr 9lb     John Scott did pay for me. One hundred pounds and odd money. Thomas Osborn Founder 1799

 

The tenor (6) is tuned to the key of E

All spelling is as on bells!