Spratton

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Church of St.Andrew
Church Road. Spratton
Northants

NN6 8HH
England


Church of St. Andrew, Spratton.
Church of St. Andrew, Spratton.

 

  • The spire & part of the tower were rebuilt c1870.
  • Records as at 1878 show the Church was previously dedicated to St. Luke.
  • This Church is a member of the Uplands Group of Parishes in the Brixworth Deanery.

Note:  The inner parts of the village are subject to a 20 mph speed limit.

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

Dove’s Guide

6 Bells.
  • Treble. 1988. Eijsbouts of Holland.   (5-1-19).
  • 2nd.       1685. Henry II Bagley.                 (5-3-8).
  • 3rd.        1929. John Taylor & Co.          (6-3-13).
  • 4th.        1685. Henry II Bagley.              (8-0-12).
  • 5th.        1929. John Taylor & Co.          (9-3-23).
  • Tenor.  1685. Henry II Bagley. ( Wt.11-2-24).

……Ground floor rope layout plan.
……………west wall & doorway……………
……………………4th………………..5th.

…………………………………………..Tenor.

……………3rd………………..Treble.
……………………………2nd.
..↓glazed partition & door, to nave↓..
………Two steps up to ringing area.

  • Notice for visiting bell ringers :-
    To dis-engage chime & clock bell hammers, pull & hook down, all 3 control cables located on north & south walls of tower.

Accessibility to Church.
1) Level approach from Church road gateway to north door & into Church.
2) Steep approach path from Brixworth road, leads up to steps through north Churchyard gate, followed by an easier gradient up to north door.

  • No practice night.
  • Toilet Facilities.
The Earlier Bells.
  • It is recorded that there were 3 bells in 1552.
  • As of 1685, 5 bells were in the tower cast by Henry II Bagley, although the 4th. is so inscribed, indicating Matthew Bagley as the founder.
  • By 1929, the 2nd. & 4th. were both replaced by John Taylor & Co. 1988 saw the addition of a 6th. bell, now the present Treble.

Village amenities include :-
Butchers shop.
Public house.

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