Husbands Bosworth (L.D.G.)

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Church of All Saints
Church St. Husbands Bosworth

LE17 6LU


Church of All Saints, Husbands Bosworth. Leics.
Church of All Saints, Husbands Bosworth. Leics.

Benefice:- Part of the Hexagon Group of Churches.

Dove’s Guide
Husbands Bosworth Church History
British History Online.

Leicester Diocesan Guild, Market Harborough District.
Tower Captain for Husbands Bosworth :-
Geoff, Tel. 01858-880066.

6 Bells.
  • Treble. 2002. Eijsbouts of Holland. (Wt. 4-1-9).
  • 2nd.       1907. John Taylor & Co.
  • 3rd.        1907. John Taylor & Co.
  • 4th.        1907. John Taylor & Co.
  • 5th.        1907. John Taylor & Co.
  • Tenor.  1907. John Taylor & Co. ( Wt.12-2-20).
 Ground floor rope layout plan.

…west wall & window of tower…


3rd.                              5th.

2nd.                         Tenor.


…↓nave half-partition & door↓…

One step up to  ringing area from nave.
(Tenor on right, behind door).

<<< EXIT <<< south door <<<


  • Notice for visiting bell ringers:
    To dis-engage clock bell hammer, pull  & hook down  control cable located on south wall of tower.

Accessibility to Church.
Slightly inclined but short path, from Church Street entrance gate leading up to south porch.

Practice Night is on the 2nd.& 3rd. Thursday,
7.45pm to 9.00pm.

Regular 2nd. Sunday Service Ringing, 10.30am. to 11.00am.
Also, 1st.  Sunday.  9.00am. to 9.30am.
4th. Sunday, 4.30pm. to 5.00pm.
(1st. & 4th.Sunday, subject to available ringers.)

The Earlier Bells.
  • 5 bells are recorded in 1876.
  • Treble. no date, “Alphabet bell”.  Hugh I  Watts?
  • 2nd.     1611. “Alphabet bell.” Hugh I Watts.
  • 3rd.      1605/8?  Newcombe of Leicester.
  • 4th.      1730.Thomas I Eayre of Kettering.
  • Tenor.1631. Hugh II Watts.

“Newcombe of Leicester” possibly refers to Edward Newcombe & his sons.
The 1730 bell may well have been a re-casting of an earlier 17th. century bell of the Newcombe / Watts era.

Further research is required.

Village amenities include :-
Post office & shop.
Public house.

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