Glinton

Glinton

Dedication of Church St Benedict
Address High Street, Glinton, PE6 7JN
Number of Bells 6
Weight of Tenor 14-3-5
Rung from Ground Floor
Sunday Service Ringing 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sunday 10:00-10:30. No ringing on the 4th Sunday.
Practice Night Thursday 19:30 – 21:00
Methods Rung Rounds, call changes and plain hunt for beginners. Some doubles and minor methods to suit the ability of the ringers.
Contact Jill Cowcill
01733 252655
jill.cowcill @ btinternet.com
Toilet  No
Parking Parking is available behind the church, or across the road in the Blue Bell pub car park if you intend to go to the pub afterwards.

The six bells installed in the church were founded and installed in 1799 by Thomas Osborn, a well-known bell-founder from Downham Market. The weights of the bells and the inscriptions on each bell are as follows:-

1) 5cwt 2 qtr            The Lord to praise, my voice I’ll raise T. Osborn Founder 1799

2) 6cwt 6lb               Peace and good neighborhood Thomas Osborn Fecit 1799

3) 7cwt 1qtr 8lb       Give no offence to the Church Thomas Osborn Founder Downham Norfolk 1799

4) 8cwt 2qtr 16lb     Our voices shall with joyful sound make hills and valleys eccho round.

5) 11cwt 2lb             Edmund and George Webster Churchwardens. Thos Osborn Founder Downham Norfolk 1799

6) 14cwt 3qtr 9lb     John Scott did pay for me. One hundred pounds and odd money. Thomas Osborn Founder 1799

The tenor (6) is tuned to the key of E

All spelling is as on the bells!