Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire
Place Bletsoe
S Mary
Grid Ref TL023583
Lat, Long 52.21365, -0.50349Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode MK44 1QB
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Lieutenancy area Bedfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 11-0-16 in F♯See below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Bedfordshire Association
Ring of 6, tenor 11-0-16 in F♯
TowerBase 556View Felstead peals
Bells 6
Overhauled 2015 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 2015
Tenor 11-0-16 (1248 lb or 566 kg) in F♯ (731.5Hz)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-4 1230.2 D♯ 29.13" 1900 John Taylor & Co F 4
2 6-1-22 1096.0 C♯ 32.13" 1786 Robert Taylor Y 8
3 7-0-21 976.4 B 34.50" 1786 Robert Taylor Y 8
4 7-1-4 921.0 A♯ 35.00" 1786 Robert Taylor Y 8
5 8-2-16 821.1 G♯ 37.00" 1786 Robert Taylor Y 8
6 11-0-16 731.5 F♯ 41.75" 1786 Robert Taylor R 8
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 2,3,4,5,6 1887 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.b 5.4
1A 1 1900 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.e ~6.4