Ravensthorpe

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Church of St Denys
Church Hill. Ravensthorpe
Northants

NN6 8EL
England


Church of St. Denys, Ravensthorpe.
Church of St. Denys, Ravensthorpe.

Benefice:- Part of the Uplands Group of Churches.

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

Dove’s Guide

5 Bells.
  • Treble. 1809. John Briant. (3-3-3).
  • 2nd.       1809. John Briant. (3-3-20).
  • 3rd.        1809. John Briant. (4-1-21).
  • 4th.        1809. John Briant. (5-0-10).
  • Tenor.  1887. John Taylor & Co. (Wt.7-2-0).

….Ground Floor rope layout plan.
……west wall & window of tower……
……………..2nd…………3rd.
…………………………………..belfry ladder ⇑
….Treble….rope spider…….4th.

…………………………….Tenor
…….↓open & level access to nave↓……

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

Accessibility to Church.
A series of 4 wide steps leads up from the roadside pavement, then one step up into south porch. Level access through door to nave.

The bells are rung for weddings & other special occasions.

The Earlier Bells.
Records show that in 1712 there were 3 bells.
Treble. 1627. Hugh II Watts.
2nd. unknown date or founder.
Tenor. 1712, unknown foumder.

Village amenities include :-
Public house.

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