Walgrave

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St.Peter's Church
Church Lane, off High Street, Walgrave
Northants

NN6 9QH
England


Church of St. Peter, Walgrave.
Church of St. Peter, Walgrave.

 

Walgrave is the most easterly location in the Guilsborough Branch.

The spire was rebuilt c1867.

Benefice:-  Walgrave, Old & Scaldwell.

Walgrave Village website.

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

Dove’s Guide

5 bells.
  • Treble. 1867. John Taylor & Co. (6-3-9).
  • 2nd.        1723. Thomas Russell of Wootton. (6-2-23).
  • 3rd.         1723. Thomas Russell of Wootton. (8-1-12).
  • 4th.         1766. Joseph Eayre of St. Neots.      (11-0-3).
  • Tenor.  1723. Thomas Russell of Wootton. (Wt. 13-2-8).

Ground floor rope layout plan.

……..west wall & window of tower……..

3rd.

 

………2nd. ……………         …………… north door ⇒
                                  rope spider …           … 4th.
⇑ belfry ladder                                                                              
Treble.                                                                           

Tenor.

…………………..↓gate to nave↓…………………..
One step up from nave to ringing area

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

Clock.

  • Notice for visiting bell ringers :-
  • To dis-engage chime & clock bell hammers, pull & hook down 2 control cables, located to the left & right of north tower  doorway.

Accessibility to Church.
  • Slightly inclined paving slabbed path upto south door from lane, followed by two shallow steps down into nave.
Toilet Facilities.

“On-road” car parking outside & adjacent to Church.
Please be aware of entrance drives & pathways leading to houses close to Church.


The Earlier Bells.
  • In 1878, 5 bells were recorded at Walgrave.
  • The earlier treble was re-cast by John Taylor & Co. in 1867.
  • The tenor was re-cast by Thomas Russell in 1723 from a much earlier bell, dated 1494.

(further research is required).

Village amenities include :-
Post office.
Public house.

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