Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Peter & S Paul, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire
Place Dry Drayton
S Peter & S Paul
Grid Ref TL379619
Lat, Long 52.23850, 0.01935Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode CB23 8BZ
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Lieutenancy area Cambridgeshire
Country England
Diocese Ely
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 5 U/R, tenor 8 cwt in A♭See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://ely.elyda.org.uk/towers/dry-drayton-details
Affiliation Ely Diocesan Association
Updates 14/07/2020: Tuning description added [TimJ via e-mail]
Ring of 5, tenor 8 cwt in A♭
TowerBase 1570View Felstead peals
Bells 5 U/REdit details
Tenor 8 cwt (~900 lb or ~410 kg) in A♭ (844.0Hz)
Additional information Unringable; not well in tune
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4¾cwt 1222.0 E♭ 29.25" 1746 Joseph Eayre R N
2 5cwt 1140.0 D♭ 29.50" 1746 Joseph Eayre Y N
3 5½cwt 1069.0 C 31.50" 1746 Joseph Eayre Y N
4 6½cwt 976.0 B♭ 33.50" 1746 Joseph Eayre Y N
5 8cwt 844.0 A♭ 36.75" 1746 Joseph Eayre Y N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 <1745 Oak unidentified 6.H 4.2 [5.12]