CPAT Regional Historic Environment Record

PRN 17713 (part of 16973 ) - Welshpool Church (St Mary), bells

NGR :- SJ22550765 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- 20th century - Church bell (Building - )

W TOWER CONTAINING RING OF 8 BELLS TREBLE - T MEARS OF LONDON FECIT 1824 IN SWEETEST SOUND LET EACH ITS NOTE REVEAL MINE SHALL BE FIRST TO LEAD THIS DULCET PEAL SECOND - AS TREBLE IN MAZY CHANGES CHEER THE LANDSCAPE WIDE COURT ECHO FROM THE PARK AND GOLFAS SIDE THIRD - AS TREBLE AND STILL AS SPORTIVE FANCY COURTS THEM OER SHALL WAFT THEM FAR ON SEVERNS FERTILE SHORE FOURTH - AS TREBLE WHEN FEMALE VIRTUE WEDS WITH MANLY WORTH WE CATCH THE RAPTURE AND SEND IT FORTH FIFTH - AS TREBLE DOES BATTLE RAGE DO SANGUINE FOES CONTEND WE HAIL THE VICTOR IF HES BRITAINS FRIEND SIXTH - AS TREBLE HAIL. PATRIOT GEORGE FOR WHOM A NATION PRAYS THAT HEALTH AND PEACE MAY CROWN THY LATTER DAYS MAY ENGLAND COAST THE PRIDE OF COMMERCE BE AND CAMBRIAS MAXIM ALWAYS TO BE FREE RECAST BY JOHN TAYLOR AND CO. / LOUGHBOROUGH 1966 SEVENTH - ROBERT STAINBANK, LONDON, FOUNDER, LONDON 1868 TENOR - AS TREBLE MAY ALL WHOM I SHALL SUMMON TO THE GRAVE THE BLESSINGS OF A WELL SPENT LIFE RECEIVE

(EISEL, J.C., 1986, 194-6).

Sources:-
Eisel, J C , 1986 , "The Church Bells Of Montgomeryshire, Powys ", Archaeologia Cambrensis 135 , 194-6 .
Jones, N W, Silvester, R J & Britnell, W J , 2003 , Montgomery Canal Conservation Management Strategy. Landscape Archaeology Assessment , CPAT Report 550 .

record created 01/08/1995 AG95 - copyright CPAT , last updated 28/01/2003
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2005 (and in part Crown, 2005 - as indicated)



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Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 7a Church Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7DL.
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