Bell Tower, St.Leonard's Church, Wortley, Barnsley, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm
N 53° 29.410 W 001° 32.303
30U E 596972 N 5927794
Quick Description: Bell tower of St. Leonards Church in the village of Wortley.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/21/2013 1:09:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMHWYZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
Church dates back to medieval times, the tower was rebuilt 1753. It is stone and square built with two belfry openings.

There are eight bells founded by John Warner and Sons - 1893.

At the present moment the bell mountings are in need of remedial work. In the village there are posters requesting help in raising money towards this.

Link to John Taylors who have carried out a recent inspection-

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Church is Grade II Listed-
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Village -
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John Warner and Sons-
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Address of Tower:
St. Leonards Church, A629
Wortley
Barnsley, South Yorkshire UK
S35 7DB


Still Operational: yes

Number of bells in tower?: 8

Relevant website?: [Web Link]

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Tours or visits allowed in tower?: Unknown

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