Conservation & Heritage Project Category

Curry Rivel, Somerset

St Andrew's Parish Church

United Kingdom

completed Apr - Jun 2016

Major maintenance and restoration work has now been completed on this 18 cwt ring of eight. The cast iron and steel bell frame has been cleaned and repainted, and all the bells lifted and their bearings have been cleaned or replaced. The clappers and crown staples have been restored after re-profiling. New weather proofing screens […]

Marden, Herefordshire

St Mary the Virgin

United Kingdom

completed Apr - Jun 2016

A major refurbishment and restoration has been completed on this 12 cwt ring of six. The bells and fittings were stripped out and brought back to Loughborough. The bells were conserved and their cast-in iron staples removed before they were tuned and new seating pads cast on their heads. All new ringing fittings were manufactured […]

Flixton, Greater Manchester

St Michael's Parish Church

United Kingdom

completed Apr - Jun 2016

A major overhaul has been completed on this 13 cwt eight. The clappers and crown staples were returned to Loughborough for complete restoration/alteration. The tenor bell’s cast in iron crown staple was drilled out in the tower. The bells were lifted from their pits and their bearings cleaned/replaced. The late 19th century composite oak and […]