Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Ev, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Place Dumfries
S John Ev
Grid Ref NX975764
Postcode DG1 1LW
Lat, Long 55.07195, -3.60683Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Council area Dumfries and Galloway
Country Scotland
Church Scottish Episcopal Church
Listed Gr B by Historic Environment Scotland
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 10-3-18 in A♭See below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.stjohnsdumfries.org/the-bells-of-st-john-the-evangelist-dumfries
Affiliation Scottish Association
Dove tower ID 16174
Ring of 8, tenor 10-3-18 in A♭
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 10-3-18 (1222 lb or 554 kg) in A♭ (816.0 Hz)
Practice Thu 19:00
TowerBase ID 7729View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-0-26 1638.0 A♭ 23.75" 2013 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 3-1-25 1542.0 G 24.50" 2013 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 3-3-1 1369.5 F 26.00" 2013 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
4 4-0-21 1224.0 E♭ 27.25" 1946 Gillett & Johnston F N
5 5-1-15 1093.5 D♭ 30.00" 1946 Gillett & Johnston F 8
6 6-0-7 1025.0 C 31.75" 1946 Gillett & Johnston F 8
7 7-3-17 914.5 B♭ 34.50" 1946 Gillett & Johnston F 8
8 10-3-18 816.0 A♭ 38.75" 1946 Gillett & Johnston F 8
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Service 6-0-18 1049.0 C 31.88" 1887 John Taylor & Co Y
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
9 Service 1887 Oak & cast iron John Taylor & Co 7.A.a 1.
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 of 8 2013 Cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 8.3.A.h 8.3
Update log
04/08/2020 url added [Debbie Johnson, Tower Captain via Email]