Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Town Hall, Ballarat, Victoria
Place Ballarat
Town Hall
Shown in County Lists as Ballarat, Town Hall
Lat, Long -37.56214, 143.85673Locate using Google Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode 3350
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State Victoria
Country Australia
Ownership Local Authority (Secular)
Rings 8, tenor 22-0-10 in D♯See below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.anzab.org.au/towers.php?tower=CHB
Affiliation Australian and New Zealand Association
Updates 10/03/2020: Sunday practice now starts at 13:00 (previously 14:00) [Simon McMillan, Deryn Griffiths (ANZAB webmasters) via e-mail]
Ring of 8, tenor 22-0-10 in D♯
TowerBase 5921View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 1982 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tuned 1982
Tenor 22-0-10 (2474 lb or 1122 kg) in D♯ (607.5Hz)
Practice Sun (see tower website) 13:00
Additional information Also a 16-bell chime in a separate glass tower; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-20 1223.5 D♯ 30.75" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R 8
2 6-0-23 1152.5 C𝄪 31.38" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R 8
3 6-2-8 1024.5 B♯ 33.50" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R 8
4 7-3-2 912.0 A♯ 35.25" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R 8
5 9-0-10 814.5 G♯ 38.50" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R 8
6 10-3-25 767.5 F𝄪 40.75" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R 8
7 14-2-8 684.5 E♯ 44.38" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R 8
8 22-0-10 607.5 D♯ 50.25" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R 8
c1 0-1-4 5036.0 D♯ 9.50" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c2 0-1-12 4448.0 C♯ 10.25" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c3 0-1-13 4195.0 B♯ 10.85" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c4 0-1-16 3960.0 B 11.05" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c5 0-1-22 3736.0 A♯ 11.45" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c6 0-2-2 3326.0 G♯ 12.38" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c7 0-2-20 2964.0 F♯ 13.38" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c8 0-3-0 2795.0 E♯ 14.00" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c9 0-3-4 2638.0 E 14.63" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c10 0-3-12 2490.0 D♯ 15.25" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c11 1-0-6 2217.0 C♯ 16.63" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c12 1-0-24 2093.0 B♯ 17.38" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c13 1-1-8 1976.0 B 18.25" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c14 1-2-4 1864.0 A♯ 19.00" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c15 2-0-4 1662.0 G♯ 21.00" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c16 2-2-0 1480.5 F♯ 23.00" 1982 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1982 Steel Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 8.1.B.c 8.3