For this church:
Westwood St Mary
The single bell at St Mary’s is installed in small bellcote above the chancel arch. It is hung dead with an over the top chiming hammer.
An inscription reads:
The newspaper report of the consecration of the church clarifies this somewhat, by reporting that the bell is the gift of Mrs C H Oakes, of Holly Hurst, Riddings.
There is a further inscription around the upper soundbow.
The newspaper report also gives the information that the bell weighs 1cwt 27lbs and cost £25 18s 2d. It was cast by Messrs John Taylor and Co of Loughborough.