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Place Cape Town
Cath Ch of S George
Shown in County Lists as Cape Town Cath
Lat, Long -33.92476, 18.41906 (Locate using Google Map or OpenStreetMap)
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Province Western Cape
Country South Africa
Church Other Anglican Church
TowerBase 5957 See Felstead Peals
Bells 10 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1979
Tenor 25-0-0 (2800lb or 1270kg) in Eb (616.0Hz)
Frames 1 (see below)
Practice Tue 19:00
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant; detached tower
URL http://sgcathedral.co.za/bells.html
Affiliation South African Guild


Cape Town, Western Cape
Cath Ch of S George
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-1-2 1552.0 G 27.00" 1962 Mears & Stainbank F
2 5-1-15 1394.5 F 28.00" 1962 Mears & Stainbank F
3 5-3-16 1235.5 Eb 30.00" 1962 Mears & Stainbank F
4 6-1-1 1158.0 D 31.00" 1962 Mears & Stainbank F
5 7-1-25 1034.0 C 33.00" 1962 Mears & Stainbank F
6 9-2-3 928.5 Bb 36.00" 1962 Mears & Stainbank F
7 10-3-5 825.0 Ab 39.00" 1962 Mears & Stainbank F
8 12-1-16 772.5 G 41.00" 1962 Mears & Stainbank F
9 18-2-9 696.0 F 46.00" 1962 Mears & Stainbank F
10 25-0-0 616.0 Eb 52.00" 1962 Mears & Stainbank F
Source: WBF info per Colin Lewis; Geddes Elderkin; CJP; Dave Kelly; JCB

Contributed by: Colin Lewis
Last updated: 28/01/2016


Cape Town, Western Cape
Cath Ch of S George
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 1978 Steel & cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry 8.3.A
Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 28/01/2016