Long Itchington, Holy Trinity, Warwickshire

Long Itchington Bells: 4; 8½cwt in A UNRINGABLE
Grid Reference: 151/412651
Postcode: CV47 9PN
District: Warwick
Peals: None
Practice Night: None
Service Ringing: None
Recommended Pub: The Duck on the Pond, The Green, Long Itchington, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 9Qj. Tel: 01926 811177
Contact: Revd Tim Britton, The Vicarage, Leamington Rd, Long Itchington, Southam CV47 9PL

History Of The Bells

This church has a truncated spire, the upper stages having been removed after the steeple was badly damaged in a storm in 1762. The bells are hung in an old oak frame of c.1630, set diagonally in the tower. They are hung for deadrope ringing only, (full-circle, but with no handstroke pull), and have been long derelict. They are all maiden bells. The fittings are of local manufacture and appear to have been made in the early nineteenth century.

Tilley and Walters state that there were "6 bells" here in 1750. They also suggest that the bells were ringable at the time of publication, 1910.

Details Of The Bells
1 Henry Bagley I, Chacombe 1670 5cwt 28.00" 1165.5Hz (D-14c)
2 Hugh Watts II, Leicester 1625 5½cwt 30.50" 1107.0Hz (C#-3c)
3 Henry Bagley I, Chacombe 1649 7cwt 32.00" 1035.0Hz (B+81c)
4 Hugh Watts II, Leicester 1636 8½cwt 35.00" 887.5Hz (A+15c)