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Coordinates: 52°56′57″N 00°57′24″W / 52.94917°N 0.95667°W / 52.94917; -0.95667

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Church of St. Mary and All Saints, Bingham
Lych gate, St Mary and All Angels' Church, Bingham, Notts - geograph.org.uk - 1758630.jpg
Lych gate, St Mary and All Saints' Church
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Broad Church
Website www.binghamparishchurch.org.uk
History
Dedication St. Mary and All Saints
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Parish Bingham, Nottinghamshire
Diocese Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham

The Church of St. Mary and All Saints, Bingham, is a parish church in the Church of England in Bingham, Nottinghamshire.

The church is Grade I listed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport as a building of outstanding architectural or historic interest.

History

The church is medieval. It was restored by George Gilbert Scott in 1845 and 1846 with further work by W. D. Caroe in 1912.

Features

The lychgate of 1881 was designed by Frank Miles, son of Robert Miles, rector.

Bells

There are currently eight bells in the tower. They are rung twice on Sundays for services and for special occasions. They are also rung on Fridays as part of a practice night for the Bell Ringers. The largest bell is called the tenor which is 15.5 cwt.

Organ

An organ was installed in 1859 built by Bryceson and Son of London. It was opened on Thursday 15 September 1859.

Incumbents

  • Richard Wyot 1519 - 1522
  • John Hanmer ???? - 1624
  • Matthew Wren 1624 - ????
  • William Robinson 1635 - 1642
  • Samuel Brunsell ???? - 1687
  • Robert Lowe ca. 1841
  • Robert Henry William Miles, 1845–1883
  • Percy H Droosten 1884 - 1909
  • John Reay
  • H. R. M. Hutt ca. 1932
  • Morris Gelsthorpe 1953 - 1963 formerly Bishop of Sudan
  • H A Kirton 1963 - ????
  • David Keene
  • David Swain 1982 - 1994
  • David L Harper 1994 - 2016
  • Jon Wright 2017 -
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