Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Leonard at the Hythe, Colchester, Essex
Place Colchester
S Leonard at the Hythe
Shown in County Lists as Colchester, S Leonard
Grid Ref TM012247
Lat, Long 51.88465, 0.92298Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode CO1 2NS
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Lieutenancy area Essex
Country England
Ownership Churches Conservation Trust
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 15-0-0 in ESee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Essex Association
Ring of 6, tenor 15-0-0 in E
TowerBase 1242View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 15-0-0 (1680 lb or 762 kg) in E
Practice Fri (3rd)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-7 C♯ 28.75" 1927 Alfred Bowell F N
2 5-3-24 B 31.13" 1755 Thomas Gardiner Y 4
3 9-3-7 A 36.63" c1440† William Chamberlain Y 4
4 11-0-7 G♯ 38.75" c1470† John Kebyll Y 4
5 12-1-7 F♯ 41.38" 1719† John Thornton Y 4
6 15-0-0 E 43.88" 1926 Alfred Bowell F N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1926 Steel & cast iron Alfred Bowell 8.2.D.a 8.3