Daventry (Daventry branch)

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Holy Cross
Church Walk. Daventry

NN11 4BL

Dove’s Guide
P.D.G.C.B.R. Daventry Branch

10 Bells.
Treble. 1965. John Taylor & Co.
2nd. 1965. John Taylor & Co.
3rd. 1965. John Taylor & Co.
4th. 1965. John Taylor & Co.
5th. 1951. John Taylor & Co.
6th. 1965. John Taylor & Co.
7th. 1738. Thomas I Eayre of Kettering.
8th. 1764. Joseph Eayre of St. Neots.
9th. 1915. John Taylor & Co.
Tenor. 1908. John Taylor & Co. (Wt.18-3-11).
Ringing area accessible via spiral steps within tower from ground level.

Practice night is on a Tuesday, 7.30pm. 
Toilet Facilities.
Public car parking in town.

The Earlier Bells.
Records show:-
2 bells,  1552.

5 bells by 1700 >>>
Treble. Dated 1596.
2nd. ?
3rd. 1612. Newcombe of Leicester.
4th. 1619. Hugh II Watts.
Tenor. Dated 1596.

These 5 bells were re-cast, plus a further 3 new castings added in 1738 by Thomas I Eayre of Kettering.

8 bells as at 1878.
Of the eight  1738 bells, the 6th. was  presumably re-cast in 1764 by Joseph Eayre of St. Neots.

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