Scaldwell.

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Address :
St. Peter & St. Paul’s Church,
Old Road, Scaldwell.
Northants. NN6 9JN

Benefice:- Walgrave, Old & Scaldwell.

5 Bells.

  • Treble. 1961.  John Taylor & Co.   (4-3-14).
  • 2nd.       1621.  Hugh II Watts.         (5-2-26).
  • 3rd.        1682.  Henry II Bagley.     (6-2-20).
  • 4th.        1621.  Hugh II Watts.         (7-1-9).
  • Tenor.  1621.  Hugh II Watts. (Wt.10-0-2).

Clock.

  • To disable clock hammer, pull & hook down control cable located on north wall of tower in ringing chamber.

Ground floor rope layout plan.

…………west wall of tower…………

3rd.                 4th.

⇑  Belfry ladder                                        

2nd.       rope spider        Tenor.

 

       Treble.

…..↓ nave & door↓…..
One step up to ringing area from nave.

<<< south door <<< EXIT                                 

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Observations.

  • Good compact rope circle.
  • Rope guides.
  • Belfry ladder between No’s. 2 & 3 ropes.
  • Simulator.

Technical attributes.

  • Metal frame.
  • Metal headstocks.
  • Conventional stays.

Ringing Practices :

  • 2nd. & 4th. Wednesday, 7.00pm. to 8.30pm. 
  • For simulator enquiries, please contact Elaine Greatrex, mobile : 07726 796 503

Accessibility to Church.

  • Very short lane from main road up to Church gate, 3 steps up through gateway, short gravel path & then one shallow step up to south porch, followed by  3 steps down from door, into nave.

Toilet Facilities.

Servery.

Limited “On-road” car  parking on minor roads, adjacent to Church.

  • Please be aware of entrance drives & pathways leading to houses close to Church.
  • Please refrain from parking on grass verges by Church.

The Earlier bells.

  • Records show there were 4 bells in 1878. They still represent today’s 2nd.3rd.4th. & Tenor bells.

Inscriptions as at 1878 (in brackets).

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  • (1) IH’S : NAZARENVS REX : IVDEORVM FILI : DEI MISERERE : MEI 1621
    • Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews, O Son of God have mercy on me.
  • (2) HENRY BAGLEY MADE MEE 1682.
  • (3) CELORVM CHRSTE PLATIAT TIBI REX SONVS ISTE 1621
    • O Christ the King of Heaven, may this sound be pleasing to Thee.
  • (4) CVM SONO SI NON VIS VENERE NVNQVAM AD PRECES CYPIES IRE 1621
    • If you be unwilling to come when I call, To prayers you’ll not wish to go at all.

Village amenities include :-
Scaldwell village club. Website link.

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