This clock has been serviced every year and costs have been historically been met through various fundraising efforts. The last repair cost £1,500 a couple of years ago, however the glass is now dropping out and a white plastic bag is covering one part of one face. This is a major repair now - there are three clock faces to repair and funding for clocks only appears available for the mechanism rather than the faces.
What we'll deliver:
Why it's a great idea:
This is a now or never opportunity to repair this special feature of our village. If not repaired while the tower scaffolding is up, the cost would exceed £20,000 so it is really important that we do it now to coincide with the structural works. Despite mobile phones the clock is used by many as a time check. The clock will chime each quarter of an hour and will be heard all over the village.
Steps to get it done:
A plaque in the church commemorates the details and date the clock was installed over 200 years ago.
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