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Our local clock repairers restore the dials at Barton’s Parish Church

May 11, 2017 Traditional

For nearly five centuries St James’ Parish Church has stood as the beating heart of the historic, thriving, village of Barton under Needwood and its clock has marked the passage of time for over 120 years, chiming on the hour and every quarter. Now, thanks largely to a £10,000 grant from the Barton & Dunstall Key Trust the clock’s faded faces are being restored by Smith of Derby local clock repairer and residents will again be able to look up and see the time. Originally installed by Smith of Derby local clock restorer in 1895 the present clock has dials…

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