Guilsborough

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Church of St.Etheldreda
Coton Rd. Guilsborough
Northants

NN6 8QA
England


 

 

 

Church of St. Etheldreda, Guilsborough.
Church of St. Etheldreda, Guilsborough.

According to records, the Church was originally dedicated to St. Wilfred.

Benefice:- Part of the Uplands Group of Churches.

P.D.G.C.B.R. Guilsborough Branch.
Tower Captain for Guilsborough :- Merrick. Tel. 01604-740138.

Dove’s Guide

6 Bells.

All 6 bells cast in 1847 by Charles & George Mears.

  • Treble. (3-2-11).
  • 2nd.       (4-1-21).
  • 3rd.        (4-0-16).
  • 4th.        (5-1-14).
  • 5th.        (6-1-20).
  • Tenor.  (Wt. 8-1-24).

Ground Floor Ringing area.

Practice Night is on a Monday, 7.45pm. to 9.00pm.
Usually in 3 x 10 week blocks.
Please contact the Tower Captain for timings throughout the year.

Toilet Facilities.

Accessibility to Church.
Short, level & wide path from pavement leading to one shallow step up into south porch. 

“On-road” car parking outside Church.
Please be aware of entrance drives & pathways leading to houses close to Church.
Limited public car parking in lay-by, situated in Teeton Road, opposite Church entrance.

The Earlier Bells.

Up to 1847, it is recorded there were 4 bells.
1) 1618. Hugh II Watts.
2) 1593. ?
3) 1707. Henry Penn of Peterborough.
4) 1675. Tobias III Norris.
In 1847, all 4 bells were re-cast & 2 more added by C & G Mears. to give the present ring of 6 bells.

Village & nearby amenities include :-
Public house.
Gardens & plants at Coton.

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