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St. Edward's Church Bell Tower, Kingstone, Barnsley.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm
N 53° 32.659 W 001° 29.567
30U E 599869 N 5933881
Quick Description: The Bell Tower of St. Edward's Church, Barnsley.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/24/2012 2:19:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMDK8Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
There is one bell in the belfry weighing about 896 lbs and tuned to A flat. During restoration work in 1992 the bell rope was extended down into the choir stalls to enable ringing without climbing up into the belfry.

In 2002 an electronic bell and clock system was installed to mark 100 years of worship at the church.

The church was built and paid for by E.G.Lancaster, J.P. who is buried in the church grounds, his being the only grave.


Web site-http://www.stedwards-barnsley.org.uk/Tower.htm

The building is Grade II listed- (visit link)
Address of Tower:
Racecommon Road
Barnsley, South Yorkshire UK
S70 6JY


Still Operational: yes

Number of bells in tower?: 1

Relevant website?: [Web Link]

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Tours or visits allowed in tower?: Yes

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