Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Abbey Ch of S Thomas & S Edmund of Canterbury, Erdington, Birmingham, West Midlands
Place Birmingham, Erdington
Abbey Ch of S Thomas & S Edmund of Canterbury
or Erdington
Shown in County Lists as Birmingham, Erdington Abbey
Grid Ref SP112923
Lat, Long 52.52854, -1.83630Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode B23 6QN
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 52.52845, -1.83555
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Lieutenancy area West Midlands
Country England
Church Roman Catholic Church
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 15-3-16 in FSee below
Frames 2See below
URL http://warksbells.co.uk/index.php/c-e/erdington-abbey-rc
Affiliation St Martins Guild
Updates 19/04/2020: Listing Grade changed to II* (from II) [TimJ / NHLE via e-mail]
Ring of 8, tenor 15-3-16 in F
TowerBase 1789View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 15-3-16 (1780 lb or 807 kg) in F (692.0Hz)
Practice Fri
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-0 1383.0 F 26.38" 1950 John Taylor & Co F N
2 4-2-21 1306.0 E 27.38" 1950 John Taylor & Co F N
3 5-0-26 1164.0 D 29.00" 1950 John Taylor & Co F N
4 6-0-7 1037.0 C 31.00" 1950 John Taylor & Co F N
5 7-0-26 924.0 B♭ 33.63" 1950 John Taylor & Co F N
6 8-0-27 871.0 A 35.50" 1950 John Taylor & Co F N
7 11-0-6 777.0 G 39.13" 1950 John Taylor & Co F N
8 15-3-16 692.0 F 44.13" 1950 John Taylor & Co F N
Angelus 3-3-10 F 26.50" 1849 John Taylor & Son Y N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 3,4,7 1950 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h
1 1,2,5,6,8 1950 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.e