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Place Ayston
S Mary V
Grid Ref SK859009
Lat, Long 52.59968, -0.73267 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode LE15 9AE
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 52.59968, -0.73074 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Rutland
Country England
Ownership Churches Conservation Trust
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 240 See Felstead Peals
Bells 4 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 2015 by Loughborough Bellfoundry
Tenor 12-2-7 (1407lb or 638kg) in G (770.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Affiliation Peterborough Diocesan Guild


Ayston, Rutland
S Mary V
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5½cwt 1057.0 C 29.75" c1550† ? Robert I Newcombe R
2 6cwt 989.0 B 31.50" c1365† ? John Rufford R
3 7cwt 854.0 A 34.50" 1626 Tobias I Norris R
4 12-2-7 770.0 G 41.75" 1877 John Taylor & Co F
Source: Ovens & Sleath(Rutland, p102); George Dawson

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 26/10/2012