St Leonard's Church, Rodney Stoke

A Brief Tour and Short History

Church Bells

The belfry in the church tower contains a ring of bells held in their original oak frame. These bells were originally cast in the mid-1500s. Three of them are original, the fourth (treble) was cracked and had to be recast in 1909.

Bell Weight    Inscription
Treble 200 Kg    S. Maria Ora Pro Nobis
Second 350 Kg    S. Katarina Ora Pro Nobis
Third 450 Kg    All Praise Be To God On Hi
Tenor 750 Kg    Sancte Luca Ora Pro Nobis

The bells were made by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry, and are still maintained by them.