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Place Aberdare
S Elvan
Grid Ref SO002025
Lat, Long 51.71318, -3.44564 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode CF44 7NT
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.71284, -3.44570 (See Google Map) Edit details
Principal Area Rhondda Cynon Taff
Country Wales
Diocese Llandaff
Church Church in Wales
Listed Gr II* by Cadw
TowerBase 11 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1935 by Gillett & Johnston
Tenor 16-0-25 (1817lb or 824kg) in E (642.7Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Toilet
Additional information Ringing temporarily suspended; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz)
URL http://stelvansbells.weebly.com/
Affiliation Llandaff and Monmouth Diocesan Assocation
Updates 04/02/2019: No ringing: church & twr closed until ~Sept 2020 [Mike Lewis (Tower Captain) via e-mail]


Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff
S Elvan
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-0-21 1286.5 E 29.25" 1858 Charles & George Mears R
2 5-1-17 1208.5 D# 30.00" 1858 Charles & George Mears R
3 6-0-16 1071.0 C# 32.00" 1858 Charles & George Mears R
4 6-2-12 966.5 B 34.00" 1981 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
5 8-0-19 857.5 A 36.75" 1858 Charles & George Mears R
6 9-2-1 803.0 G# 38.75" 1858 Charles & George Mears R
7 10-3-24 722.5 F# 42.00" 1858 Charles & George Mears R
8 16-0-25 642.7 E 47.25" 1858 Charles & George Mears R
Source: A Wright's notes; A Bull(L&M Bells,corrected); JCB; M Lewis;
M Chester; A McCurdy

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 11/04/2020