Address: St. Editha's Close, Church Street, Tamworth, St Edithas Church Tower - geograph.org.uk - 1160598B79 4AD

Number of bells: 10
Simulator: Yes
Tenor Weight:21-2-9
Hear the bells.

Ringing Times:
Sunday Service: 09:30-09:55 and 16:45-17:25
Practice night: Wednesday

Ground floor ring: No
Tower Entry Details: Access by double spiral staircase, door inside church. Coded door entry, tittums minor. 53 steep steps. 

Tower Contact: Andrew Else 01827 53163 or John Mulvey 07760 367570

History

Seventeeth century anti-clockwise ring of 6 until 1883. Frame extended and augmented to 8 and treble recast by Taylors. 1884 tenor recast by Taylors, 22-1-22. 1932 the wooden frame removed the front 7 recast and the tenor retuned 21-2-9. An iron and steel frame installed. 1960 2 trebles installed to augment to 10. 1998 framework of front 5 rearranged to give better rope circle and sound control installed.

Transport

Nearest railway station. Tamworth 5 mins walk. Bus station 2 mins walk from church.
No public parking near church. Town centre pedestrianised. Park in public car park and walk to church.

Facilities

Toilet inside church. Wetherspoons 2 mins walk.

 


 

 Image by Chris' Buet [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons