Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Giles, Sheldon, Birmingham, West Midlands
Place Birmingham, Sheldon
S Giles
or Sheldon
Shown in County Lists as Birmingham, Sheldon
Grid Ref SP151846
Lat, Long 52.45953, -1.77783Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode B26 3TU
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 52.46008, -1.77887
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Lieutenancy area West Midlands
Country England
Diocese Birmingham
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 8-1-8 in A♭See below
Frames 3See below
Affiliation St Martins Guild
Ring of 8, tenor 8-1-8 in A♭
TowerBase 4328View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 8-1-8 (932 lb or 423 kg) in A♭ (848.0Hz)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-0-24 1700.0 A♭ 23.50" 2008 Taylors,Eayre & Smith F
2 3-1-14 1604.0 G 24.00" 2007 Taylors,Eayre & Smith F
3 3-1-5 1428.0 F 25.13" 1926 Charles Carr R
4 3-2-12 1268.0 E♭ 25.88" 1992 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
5 4-0-8 1133.0 D♭ 27.50" 1992 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
6 4-2-10 1070.0 C 29.38" 1723 Joseph Smith Y 4
7 5-1-22 953.0 B♭ 32.13" c1350† (unidentified) Y 4
8 8-1-8 848.0 A♭ 36.50" c1580† Thomas II Newcombe Y 4
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
9 c1660 Timber unidentified 6.A
1 3,4,5,6,7,8 1992 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 6.
1A 1,2 2008 Cast iron Taylor's, Eayre & Smith