Lamport (unringable).

 

Address :
All Saints’ Church,
High Street, Lamport.
Northants. NN6 9HB

Benefice:- Part of   The Faxton Group of Churches.

Dove’s Guide


Unringable, anti-clockwise ring of 4 bells.

  • Treble. 1872. John Taylor & Co. (5-0-16).
  • 2nd.       1641. Hugh II Watts.     (5 cwt.)
  • 3rd.        1641. Hugh II Watts. (6¼ cwt.)
  • Tenor.  1616. Tobias I Norris of Stamford. (8 cwt.)

Observations.

  • Unringable.
  • Ropes drop into ringing chamber at each corner.

Technical attributes.

  • The bell installation has previously been professionally examined and a plan formulated to augment the existing ring to six bells.
  • It is believed that this venture will be a very futuristic project, always depending on available funds and determination.

The Earlier Bells.

  • The treble was re-cast in 1872, from an earlier bell dated 1663 by Christopher Graye.

Inscriptions.

  • 1) J TAYLOR & Co FOUNDERS LOUGHBOROUGH 1872. ((on waist >>)) : CHRISTOPHER GRAYE MADE ME 1663. ALTHOUGH RECAST I AM NOT NEW 1872.
    • .
  • 2) IH’S NAZARENVS REX : IVDEORVM FILI : DEI MISERERE : MEI 1641.
    • (Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews, O Son of God have mercy on me)
  • 3) IH’S NAZARENVS REX : IVDEORVM FILI : DEI MISERERE : MEI 1641.
    • (Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews, O Son of God have mercy on me)
  • 4) NON : CLAMOR : SED : AMOR : CANTAT : IN : AURE : DEI : 1616.
    • (Love’s voice not noise sings in the ear of God)

Village  & nearby amenities include :-
  • Heritage railway & station on Pitsford/Brampton road.
  • Linear Country Park following a dis-used 14 mile long railway track.
  • Public house.
  • Stately home.
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