Gransden Church Bells
& Training Centre
Church Bells of Great Gransden
The Ringing Room
The Clock Room
Danger - the bells are up !
Old Belfry and Top of the Tower
Little Gransden Church Bells
Coming out of the clock room and stepping across into the spiral staircase, a further 11 steps takes you to the belfry. Once through the door another small flight of wooden steps takes you up and almost under the tenor bell. Vertical steps divert the visitor on to the walkway alongside the bell frame where the bells can be easily and safely viewed.
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layout of the belfry.
Small flight of steps going up under the tenor bell with small vertical steps to the left
A closer look at the tenor bell. Notice the tuning marks on the inside
The walkway alongside the bell frame
The clock wires are set on the belfry floor for ease of maintenance
on the clapper of No3
Top left is the 5th, then the tenor with treble and 2nd bells in the foreground
Top right is the 5th and 4th to the left
Treble (left) and 2nd bells
Looking to the 4th between the wheels of the 2nd and third bells
Under the treble bell showing the
clapper and slider
Looking down on the tenor from the fith bell frame
retaining headstock of the 4th bell
of the tenor bell
No 2 bell
Clock hammers on the tenor bell
Looking down into the spiral staircase from the belfry
Belfry roof. The old belframe is immediately above this structure
The window in the belfry
This is usually as far as visitors can go, but lets take a look at the
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