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The church of St Gregory, Bedale in North Yorkshire.

Bells on Sunday comes from the church of St Gregory, Bedale in North Yorkshire.

Bells on Sunday comes from the church of St Gregory, Bedale in North Yorkshire. The building dates to the latter part of the 12th century and has a medieval wall painting of a left-handed St George fighting a dragon, and a tower which was built with a portcullis for defence. The tower houses a ring of eight bells. The tenor bell weighs twenty hundredweight and is in the note of E flat. It was cast by Thomas Stafford in the mid-14th century and is believed to have been transferred from Jervaux Abbey upon the dissolution of the monasteries. We hear them ringing Yorkshire Surprise Major.

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Hear the Bells of Notre Dame

Hear the Bells of Notre Dame

Though silenced for now, the great bell 'Emmanuel' will lead the majestic chorus again...