St Mark’s Bellringers Cheltenham
The Bells
The tower contains a ring of 8 bells in the key of F Major, the heaviest bell weighing about three quarters of a ton. Originally a ring of five, they were extensively restored and augmented in 2007. Bell Founder and date Note Weight (cwt-quarters-pounds) 1 Taylor, Eayre and Smith, 2007 F 4-3-24 2 Taylor, Eayre and Smith, 2007 E 5-1-22 3 Taylor, Eayre and Smith, 2007 D 5-2-33 4 John Taylor and Co,        1884 C 6-0-8 5 John Taylor and Co,        1884 Bb 7-2-9 6 John Taylor and Co,        1884 A 8-0-3 7 John Taylor and Co,        1884 G 10-3-13 8 John Taylor and Co,        1884 F 16-1-2

Bell inscriptions

1 St Anne Given in celebration of the life of Clare Pipe-Wolferstan 1954-2001 2 St Mark These three trebles were cast and the old bells restored AD 2007 Rector Rev’d Paul Harris Church Warden Stephen Lamburn Tower Captain Simon J Ridley 3 St Cecelia Funded by The Gloucestershire Environmental Trust 4 St James 5 St John 6 St Stephen 7 St Andrew 8 St Paul
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