The bells of SS. Peter & Paul, Bassingbourn
BellWeight
Cwt-Qtr-Lbs
PitchFounderYear
Tenor ~12-0-9 F Miles Grayer III, Colchester 1650
5th 8-2-18 G Mears & Stainbank 1909
4th 8-0-9 A Miles Grayer III, Colchester 1650
3rd 5-3-12 B flat Miles Grayer III, Colchester 1650
2nd 5-3-5 C Miles Grayer III, Colchester 1650
Treble 4-3-20 D Whitechapel 1977


The first peal on the bells was as follows :

BASSINGBOURN, CAMBRIDGESHIRE
THE HERTFORD COUNTY ASSOCIATION
On Wed., Apr. 20, 1955, in 3 hours and 7 minutes,
AT THE CHURCH OF SS. PETER AND PAUL,
A PEAL OF 5040 DOUBLES

Forty two  six-scores in nine methods  :  two each of Stedman and St.
Simon's, four each of  New Bob,  Plain Bob,  St. Nicholas and Winchen-
don Place, six of Grandsire and eight each of St. Martin's and Reverse
Canterbury Pleasure.                                TENOR 15 cwt in F.

This text is taken from the plaque in the tower, which was reprinted from 'The Ringing World'. There were only 5 bells in the tower at this time.


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