Clipston.

Address :
All Saints’ Church,
High Street, Clipston.
(Northamptonshire)
LE16 9RW

 

Benefice:- Clipston, Haselbech, Kelmarsh & Naseby.

Tower Captain : Ken Rutland.

Dove’s Guide

5 Bells.

  • Treble. 1752. Thomas I Eayre of Kettering.
  • 2nd.       1599. “Leicester Foundry”.
  • 3rd.        1685. William Bagley.
  • 4th.        1589. “Leicester Foundry”.
  • Tenor.  1869. John Taylor & Co. (Wt. 13-3-0).

The ringing area is accessed via a stairway from ground floor level.

 Upper floor rope layout plan.

…west wall & window of tower…

⇓ stairway                                         
Treble              2nd.

 

                                                      3rd.

 

   Tenor                 4th.

……………↓nave partition↓……………

           South door ⇐ ⇐ ⇐ EXIT          Toilet facilities >>>

 

Observations.

  • Reasonable rope circle.

 

Technical attributes.

  • Wooden frame.
  • Wooden headstocks.

 

No practice night.
Sunday service ringing.
Toilet Facilities.

The Earlier Bells.
It would appear that there have been no changes made to the 5 bells since 1878. It seems likely though, judging by the varied dates of the bells, there is more history to uncover.
Further research is required.

Inscriptions.

  1. JOHN BUSWELL & THOMAS LAWRENCE CHURCH WARDENS A.D. 1752 T. EAYRE FECIT
  2. JHESUS BE OUR SPEDE 1599.
  3. WILLIAM BAGLEY OF NORTHAMPTON HE MADE MEE 1681
  4. GIVE GOD THE PRAISE  ((Note : letters forming GIVE are inverted))
  5. J TAYLOR & Co FOUNDERS LOUGHBOROUGH 1869.

Village amenities include :-
Public house.

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