Orton church original bells
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fellsmanhiker
N 54° 28.163 W 002° 35.079
30U E 526918 N 6035826
Quick Description: The original church bells of All Saints Orton,Cumbria are of important archaeological interest,and that is the reason they have been preserved and placed on public display.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/15/2008 3:00:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM4PER
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 7

Long Description:
The Bells are situated inside the church of All Saints Orton Cumbria England.
The the three bells in the frame in the North aisle of All saints Church Orton are of considerable archaeological interest,.
The smallest bell is inscribed in plain Roman capitals IESVS BE OVR SPEED,and is dated 1637.
The big bell has the inscription in Roman capitals SOLI DEI GLORIA is dated 1637.
The middle sized bell is however the most interesting,it was cast by John Wooley of Nottingham in 1530 as part of the original ring of four.It is inscribed in Gothic capitals OMNIU SANCTORU,.The three bells hang by there own headstocks in the timber frame as they would in the tower.
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