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Christ Church, Swindon in Wiltshire

Bells on Sunday comes from Christ Church, Swindon in Wiltshire.

Bells on Sunday comes from Christ Church, Swindon in Wiltshire. The church was designed by Sir Gilbert Scott in 1851. It has a fine ring of ten bells, cast by John Taylor in 1924 with a twenty one and three quarter hundredweight tenor in the note of F sharp. These bells were immortalised by the poet John Betjeman, “Your peal of ten ring over then this town, Ring on my men nor ever ring them down”. We hear them ringing Stedman Caters.

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Sun 13 Dec 2020 05:43

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  • Sun 13 Dec 2020 05:43
  • Mon 14 Dec 2020 00:45

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