Bell Tower - St Andrew - Tur Langton, Leicestershire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 32.647 W 000° 56.965
30U E 639053 N 5823535
Quick Description: Bell tower of St Andrew's church, Tur Langton, with one bell.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/21/2020 12:47:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM123ZW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
Bell tower of St Andrew's church, Tur Langton, with one bell.

"In May 1864 the Hanbury Charity Trust decided to restore the three Langton Churches and the work was given to the Leicester Architects of Goddard & Son. Sir Charles Isham donated land for the building of a new church and Joseph Goddard (1840-1900) was the chief designer. He became Leicestershires leading architect in the 19th century and we have come across Goddard’s work in many Victorian renovations and rebuilds.

The large west broached tower is made of red brick."

SOURCE - (visit link)

There is one bell, 1794 by Edward Arnold of Leicester and St. Neots, which was transferred from the old chapel to the new.
Address of Tower:
St Andrew
Main Street
Tur Langton, Leicestershire England
LE16 0PJ


Still Operational: yes

Number of bells in tower?: 1

Relevant website?: Not listed

Rate tower: Not listed

Tours or visits allowed in tower?: Not listed

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