Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael, Church Stowe, Northamptonshire
Place Church Stowe
S Michael
or Stowe Nine Churches
Grid Ref SP638576
Postcode NN7 4SG
Lat, Long 52.21366, -1.06642Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Northamptonshire
Country England
Diocese Peterborough
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 5 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 13-3-12 in GSee below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Peterborough Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 11136
Ring of 5, tenor 13-3-12 in G
Bells 5 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 13-3-12 (1552 lb or 704 kg) in G (777.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way
Overhauled 1925 by (unidentified)
TowerBase ID 1155View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-1 1164.2 D 29.10" 1891 John Warner & Sons F Y
2 4-3-26 1037.2 C 30.71" 1725 Thomas Russell Y Y
3 6-2-13 979.0 B 32.00" 2020 John Taylor & Co Y N
4 8-1-2 872.0 A 35.90" 1607 Newcombe (generic) Y Y
5 13-3-12 777.0 G 41.25" c1390† William Rufford Y Y
Service 7-2-7 931.0 B♭ 33.88" 1590† Newcombe & Watts Y Y
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 3 2020 Steel John Taylor & Co
1 1,2,4,5 1925 Timber Webb and Bennett 6.A 4.3
Update log
02/12/2020 Remodelled as ring of 5, tenor 13-3-12, former 2 (of 4) hung dead as service bell [Paul Mason, JT&Co via Email]
02/12/2020 fr2: info added [D Paul Mason via e-mail]
01/12/2020 2,4,5: wt,nominal,diam,turning amended [D Paul Mason via 00014145]
01/12/2020 ex2: wt,frameid amended,turning added; Svc: hung under fr1 [D Paul Mason via 00014145]
01/12/2020 1,3,4 >> 2,4,5; 1,3: details added [D Paul Mason via 00014145]
09/02/2020 Nu1,Nu3: added; Ex2: to become Svc [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
08/02/2020 Restoration / augmentation (to 5) work now in progress [TimJ (#264 info D Potter) via e-mail]