Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Old St Mary's, Chester, Cheshire
Place Chester
Old St Mary's
Shown in County Lists as Chester, Old St Mary's
Grid Ref SJ405658
Lat, Long 53.18627, -2.89130Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode CH1 2DW
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Lieutenancy area Cheshire
Country England
Ownership Local Authority (Church)
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 13-3-8 in FSee below
Also Toilet
Affiliation Chester Diocesan Guild
Updates 25/08/2020: Gudgeon work to one headstock [David Potter, JT&Co via Email]
14/03/2020: Treble h/s at Loughboorough for work [TimJ (#270 info D Potter) via e-mail]
Ring of 8, tenor 13-3-8 in F
TowerBase 1071View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 13-3-8 (1548 lb or 702 kg) in F (686.5Hz)
Additional information Former church of S Mary on the Hill; Bells owned by Chester Diocese; restoration work under way; Access to ringing room via a vertical ladder
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-1-2 1374.0 F 28.25" 1895 John Warner & Sons R
2 5-2-15 1296.0 E 29.00" 1895 John Warner & Sons R
3 5-1-8 1154.0 D 30.00" 1783 John Rudhall R
4 5-1-2 1029.0 C 30.75" 1657† John Scott R
5 6-1-16 917.0 B♭ 33.63" 1657† John Scott R
6 8-0-8 865.0 A 35.00" 1657† John Scott R
7 9-3-25 771.0 G 39.00" 1895 John Warner & Sons R
8 13-3-8 686.5 F 43.00" 1939 John Taylor & Co F