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Alvechurch, St Laurence

The Alvechurch parish church of St Laurence is tucked away south of Bear Hill with road access to the large church car park off School Lane. This is a large church with the adjoining Ark, an attractive modern building.

This is an attractive church in an well maintained churchyard built on the top of a hill.

The outside of the north side of the tower has a small door that opens on to a stone spiral staircase that leads up to a sizable ringing room. There is plenty of room for a dozen, or more, people in addition to those ringing the 8 bells. The ceiling has a complicated arrangement to drive the 3 clock faces.

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The Bells

The tower has a ring of 8 bells with a tenor weighing 12-0-1 in G. Dove's Guide includes details of the bells at St Laurence. No information on the bells history or inscriptions was to be found in the tower.

The Worcestershire & Districts Change Ringing Association have additional information on St Laurence, Alvechurch.

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