Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Bowdon, Greater Manchester
Place Bowdon
S Mary V
Grid Ref SJ758868
Lat, Long 53.37785, -2.36458Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode WA14 2TP
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 53.37796, -2.36361
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Lieutenancy area Greater Manchester
Country England
Diocese Chester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 18-0-6 in ESee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Chester Diocesan Guild
Ring of 8, tenor 18-0-6 in E
TowerBase 616View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 18-0-6 (2022 lb or 917 kg) in E (670.0Hz)
Practice Thu
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-1-10 1360.0 E 28.00" 1964 John Taylor & Co F N
2 5-2-21 1282.0 D♯ 29.00" 1964 John Taylor & Co F N
3 5-2-11 1140.0 C♯ 30.00" 1964 John Taylor & Co F N
4 6-1-1 1013.0 B 31.50" 1964 John Taylor & Co F N
5 7-3-12 900.0 A 34.50" 1964 John Taylor & Co F N
6 9-1-16 849.0 G♯ 36.50" 1964 John Taylor & Co F N
7 12-1-14 754.0 F♯ 40.50" 1964 John Taylor & Co F N
8 18-0-6 670.0 E 45.50" 1964 John Taylor & Co F N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1964 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h 8.3