Willoughby. (C.D.G.)

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Address
St. Nicholas' Church
Brooks Close, off Lower Street, Willoughby
Warks.

CV23 8BY
England


 

Coventry Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers.
Rugby Deanery.
6 Bells.                                     Willoughby.
  • Treble.  1713. Joseph Smith of Edgbaston.      (5 cwt.)
  • 2nd.        1713. Joseph Smith of Edgbaston.  (5½ cwt.)
  • 3rd.         1713. Joseph Smith of Edgbaston.  (6½ cwt.)
  • 4th.         1713. Joseph Smith of Edgbaston.      (7 cwt.)
  • 5th.         1713. Joseph Smith of Edgbaston.   (10 cwt.)
  • Tenor.    1781. William Chapman.          (Wt. 14¼ cwt.)
  • Rope guides.
  • Clock – Dis-engage clock hammer before ringing, lever on left hand (south) wall of ringing chamber.
Ground floor rope layout plan.

…west window & wall of tower…
⇑ wash basin !                                    

4                 5

3                                        

2                                        

1                  6

………. partition & doorway ………

…………↑ level from nave ↑…………

north door >>> EXIT >>>

2 steps or ramp through porch >>>

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  • Practice night : Some Tuesdays by arr. 7.30pm. to 9.00pm.
  • Occasional  Sunday Service Ringing.
  • Benefice : Leam Valley.
Observations.
  • The ringing area appears to have doubled up as a small kitchen prior to a 2013 bell running gear refurbishment programme & subsequent re-establishment of bellringing in January 2014.
  • Water tank above 2nd. rope position.
  • Wash basin behind 4th. rope position.
  • Good tonal qualities from the six bells.
Accessibility to Church.
  • Level illuminated path from roadside to north porch threshold.
  • Either 2 steps down or ramp into porch.
  • Level into nave.

“On road” car parking around Church.
Please be aware of driveways & footpaths leading to adjacent dwellings.

Web Links.
Bells of Warwickshire.
C.D.G.C.B.R.
Dove’s Guide.
Willoughby Village.
British History Online.

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