|Bells:||Ring of 6 bells (5-3-17 / 300kg) in the key of B.|
|Location:||OS map ref. SU 698867 (map 175)|
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|Parking:||In the Old Church Hall car park (shared with School, Life and Field Kitchen) about 20 yards on the Henley side before the church, free spaces available depending on other village activities.|
|Access/Height:||Via the side door after the main church door, through kitchen and up 27 steps with shallow risers and a handrail. Draught is 14' 6" Audible bells.|
|Service ringing:||Sundays 10.30am - 11.00 am|
5th Sundays should be checked on the Church Website www.nettlebed.org/church
|Practice ringing:||Wednesday evenings - 8.00 - 9.15pm.|
|Facilities:||Emergency back-up lighting.|
First Aid box.
Toilet under the ringing chamber
Kitchen on way in
|Belfry fittings:||One clock hammer|
No sound control measures
Metal frame. New frame in 2000 and bells retuned when the canons were removed from all of the bells.
No longer any bell-handling training
Occasional quarter peals are rung
Favourite method - Nettlebed Doubles
Other events include Annual BBQ and New Year's Eve get-togethers.
© 2002 BM
|Bell details:||No.||Weight cwt qr lb||Note||Date Cast||Founder||Inscription|
|1||2-3-13||G#||1846||Charles & George Mears|
|2||3-0-5||F#||1846||Charles & George Mears|
|3||3-0-21||E||1846||Charles & George Mears|
|4||4-0-18||D#||1846||Charles & George Mears|
|5||4-0-26||C#||1846||Charles & George Mears|
|6||5-3-17||B||1846||Charles & George Mears|
|History:||The tenor weight was 6-3-27 until it was tuned in 2000 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry.|
4 peal boards (including one being made)
3 ringers first pealer's peal ( waiting for this board)
2 John Piper windows in the Church
© Oxford Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers 2016 - Reading Banch