Long Buckby

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St.Lawrence's Church
Church Street, Long Buckby


Church of St. Lawrence, Long Buckby.
Church of St. Lawrence, Long Buckby.

Long Buckby is quite a large village, still with it’s own Railway Station on the Northampton Line, connecting to London.

Benefice:- Long Buckby, Watford, West Haddon & Winwick.

P.D.G.C.B.R. Guilsborough Branch.

Dove’s Guide

8 Bells.
  • Treble. 2000. John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd.
  • 2nd.       2000. John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd.
  • 3rd.        2000. John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd.
  • 4th.        1814. John Briant.
  • 5th.        1624. Hugh II Watts. ( )
  • 6th.        1624. Hugh II Watts. ( )
  • 7th.        1624. Hugh II Watts. ( )
  • Tenor.  1624. Hugh II Watts. (Wt.15-1-27).

Upper Ringing area accessed via short but steep step ladder from ground floor level.

 Upper floor rope layout plan.

… west wall & window of tower …

                                                                                                                                                       ……………. …………⇓ Trapdoor

3               4

2                                            5

ceiling fan

1                                             6

8               7

Tenor is indicated by a figure “8” on wall.

↓ glazed panelling ↓


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Accessibility to Church.

  • Level eastern approach path from the road to the south door of Church.
  • South door opens onto a ramp leading down into the Church.

Practice night : Monday.

The Earlier Bells.
We can definitely establish that there were 5 bells in 1624.
A treble dated 1624 cast by Hugh II Watts was replaced in 1814 by John Briant.

Village amenities include :-
Various shops.
Public houses.
Railway station.
Small supermarkets.

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