ringing chamber

ringing chamber

A room in the lower part of a church tower where the ropes that ring the church bells are located.
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They are all volunteers and range in age from 20s to 93 - the 100-plus steps to the bell ringing chamber keeps them fit!
Near the ringing chamber is the Devil's Doorway, once opened for baptisms, allowing evil spirits to escape.
They show the little spy hole Sanctus window, above the chancel arch, which allows bell ringers in the ringing chamber to look down into the chancel at the high altar so they can ring the bell at this critical point in the service.
During restoration, which is being funded in part by a Heritage Lottery grant, scaffolding will be erected around the tower, giving experts the opportunity to install a lifting beam in the ringing chamber of the tower to facilitate the lowering and raising of the bells.
Donald felt like running out of the church ringing chamber, away from the tangle of bellropes.
Anne Heywood, the cathedral's Chapter Steward, said: "The climb is arduous, as Durham has the second highest bell ringing chamber in England.
The Bell Tower (Ringing Chamber), Vine Street, Evesham - The Bell Tower, one of the remaining parts of Evesham Abbey, is one of England's finest Perpendicular buildings.
The Bell Tower (ringing chamber), Evesham - one of the remaining parts of Evesham Abbey, one of England's finest Perpendicular buildings;
Visitors will be able to see the ringing chamber,and its monumental bell chamber.