Swinford (L.D.G.)

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Address
Church of All Saints
Church Walk. Swinford
Leics.

LE17 6AY
England


 

Church of All Saints, Swinford.
Church of All Saints, Swinford.

 Wind farm territory.
11 active wind turbines to the north of the village, generate upto 22MW of electrical power output.
To the south are a further 8 active turbines in Yelvertoft parish & 5 more under construction at Lilbourne.

Swinford forms part of the Avon Swift Group of Churches.

 

No entry in Dove’s Guide as the bells are not rung full circle.

Leicester Diocesan Guild, Market Harborough District.

4 Bells, Chimed only.
  • Treble.  1598. Newcombe or Watts?
  • 2nd.        1631. Hugh II Watts.
  • 3rd.         1599. Watts?
  • Tenor. c1560.  Alphabet bell from “Nottingham Foundry” ?

Chiming apparatus installed.

The Earlier Bells.
No changes since 1876, records show 4 bells in the tower.

Village amenities include :-
Public house.

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Road closure:

From July 21st. 2014, for several weeks.

Section of roadway on M6 slip road, connecting Catthorpe to Swinford, Leicestershire.

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