Ragnall St Leonard

Bells

Up to 1993 there was a ring of three bells in the west tower:

  Inscription Size Weight
1

JHESUS BE OUR SPEED 1608

26.75" 3.1.14
2

IHS NAZARENVS REX IVDEORUM FILI DEI MISERERE EI SI 1676

28.375" 4.1.1
3

TEMPORE RESONI MELLISH ANNO DOMI 1676

31.25" 5.3.19

The treble was made by Henry II Oldfield and the two tenors are some of the last bells by his son, George I Oldfield.

Since the closure of the church in 1993 the bells have been dispersed to other churches.

In 1552 there were 'ij great belles, ij hand belles.'

In 1740 there were 3 bells.