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Coddenham Village History: The Old Church Clock Mechanism

by | Nov 14, 2020 | Front Page, Coddenham Village History Club, Community

Church Clock frame and mechanism

The many brides get dressed as the bell strikes the important hour. The groom stands there as the minutes pass by wondering what am I doing here!

The Reverend Balthazaar Gardemau checked his creaking pocket watch an hour before the service. He knows the church clock is the village time and he must abide by it.

Read more about the ancient mechanism that has sat on view in our church since 1945.

A great new page here on our History Club site.

Illustration of St Marys Church Coddenham by Bernard BAker

 

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