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The Treble

Cast: 1906
Foundry: Mears & Stainbank
Weight: 4-3-11 (246 kg)
Diameter: 27½” (70 cm)
Strike Note: F
Inscription

MEARS & STAINBANK,
FOUNDERS,LONDON.

The Treble is the lightest bell in the tower hung for full-circle ringing. Only the sanctus bell is lighter.
The waist of the bell carries an additional inscription as follows:

A.D. 1906.
IN MEMORY OF CHARLES CLARENCE CORBETT,LIEUT:DURHAM LIGHT
INFANTRY, WHO DIED IN INDIA, 1896. THIS BELL IS GIVEN BY HIS
MOTHER,HIS BROTHERS WALTER AND GODFREY,HIS SISTERS NINA,
CARRY,MABEL,ELEANOR AND KATIE,AND HIS AUNT C.H.DICKSON,
ALL OF GREENFIELD, PRESTEIGNE

“WHEN SWEETLY CHIMES THIS BELL,
O’ER SEA AND HILL AND DELL,
MAY JESUS CHRIST BE PRAISED.”

Sanctus Bell Close This Window The Second

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