Ringing at St Mary the Virgin, Black Bourton

6 bells (6-2-24). Ground Floor.

OX18 2PQ. (Locate using  Google Map or  OS Map or  OpenStreetMap).

Practice: Thursday 19:30

Sunday: 2nd Sunday Evensong 17:15.  

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St Mary’s Church, Black Bourton

St. Mary’s Church is nearly a thousand years old, set in a village of 102 houses. We have two services each month, either Holy Communion at 9am or Evensong at 6pm, with average congregations between 6 and 10. The Benefice midweek Communion service is held here most Wednesday mornings at 10am.

As there is no village hall, the church is the main meeting place in the village, and in recent years successful Flower Festivals and Music Festivals have drawn good support from the village and beyond.

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The Bells

The original 5 bells were completely overhauled on 5 Oct 2017 by John Taylor & Co. A new treble was cast and installed in a new frame lower in the tower.

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Details and inscriptions of the bells

TREBLE (G):

3-0-4 c.w.t.

John Taylor & Co

2017

2 (F):

2-3-18. c.w.t.

Mears & Stainbank

1866

3 (E♭):

3-0-17 c.w.t.

Mears & Stainbank

1866

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Details and inscriptions of the bells

4 (D):

3-3-2 c.w.t

Henry III Bagley

1743

5 (C):

4-2-10 c.w.t.

Henry I Knight

1618

Tenor (B♭):

6-2-24 c.w.t.

Henry I Knight

1619

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