Hawkchurch, Devon (St. John the Baptist)

Hawkchurch Church

Hawkchurch, Devon (St. John the Baptist)

Hawkchurch was in Dorset until boundary changes in the nineteenth century. The church was rebuilt in 1859-61 under the direction of John Hicks of Dorchester. This retained some twelfth- and thirteenth-century features, including the twelfth-century corbel table. The west tower is Perpendicular, with Ham Hill stone dressings.

Sources:


Bells:

6, 12½cwt in G

Details:

TrebleE28.13"1924Mears & Stainbank
2ndD30.13"1802Thomas Castleman Bilbie
3rdC32.25"1802Thomas Castleman Bilbie
4thB33.00"1802Thomas Castleman Bilbie
5thA35.50"1802Thomas Castleman Bilbie
TenorG41.88"1802Thomas Castleman Bilbie

From: Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers: http://dove.cccbr.org.uk/detail.php?DoveID=HAWKCHURCH


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Hawkchurch, Devon (St. John the Baptist)


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