Refurbishing the Eastnor Church Bells

Eastnor Church has a peal of 6 bells, the oldest bell dating back to 1689. However, the tenor bell has not been rung for two years as the headgear had failed. As part of the larger Tower Renovation project, it was agreed that all the bells should be removed for...

Tower Renovation – Phase 1 complete

The scaffolding around the tower came down at the beginning of September. The stonemasons led by Ian Bishop under the supervision of our architect, John Middleton have now completed the external work to the tower. The clock face has been refurbished and the weather...

Tower Progress Report

Work on the tower has gone well this summer. The stonemasons, led by Ian Bishop and overseen by John Middleton, our architect, have applied a new lime mortar, with a mix chosen after several trials, to many of the joints of the stonework, and work has also started on...

Tower Renovation Update

Work started in mid-June on the renovation of the tower and is expected to take around 3 months to complete. The cement-based mortar has been raked out from the tower and the stonework will now be repointed with a suitable lime mortar. Some of the stones will also...