Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Old Steeple (S Mary's Tower), Dundee, City of Dundee
Place Dundee
Old Steeple (S Mary's Tower)
Shown in County Lists as Dundee, Old Steeple
Grid Ref NO401301
Lat, Long 56.45938, -2.97314Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode DD1 4DG
SatNav No optimised destination for satellite navigation has been submittedAdd details
Council area City of Dundee
Country Scotland
Church Church of Scotland
Ownership Local Authority (Church)
Listed Gr A by Historic Scotland
Rings 8, tenor 19-2-10 in ESee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.dundee.sacr.org/
Affiliation Scottish Association
Updates 01/04/2020: Both Church of Scotland AND Local Authority [TimJ via e-mail]
16/01/2019: Flag added: tower bd shows 1872 for 2, but RWMC > 1871 [via JCB]
Ring of 8, tenor 19-2-10 in E
TowerBase 1581View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 2002 by Hayward Mills Associates
1969 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1969
Tenor 19-2-10 (2194lb or 995kg) in E (648.0Hz)
Practice Mon (1st, 3rd)
Additional information Also 6 bells on display (Antiquities Rm below Ringing Chamber); tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-17 E 29.00" 1872 Mears & Stainbank R Y
2 5-3-7 D♯ 29.50" 1871 Mears & Stainbank R Y
3 6-2-0 C♯ 32.00" 1872 Mears & Stainbank R Y
4 7-1-0 B 33.50" 1872 Mears & Stainbank R Y
5 8-3-21 A 37.00" 1872 Mears & Stainbank R Y
6 10-0-25 G♯ 39.00" 1872 Mears & Stainbank R Y
7 12-3-18 F♯ 42.50" 1872 Mears & Stainbank R Y
8 19-2-10 648.0 E 49.00" 1819 Thomas II Mears R Y
Display 1 18.25" 1858 Charles & George Mears Y N
Display 2 20.00" 1858 Charles & George Mears Y N
Display 3 21.75" 1858 Charles & George Mears Y N
Display 4 22.00" 1858 Charles & George Mears Y N
Display 5 25.75" 1778 Pack & Chapman Y N
Display 6 31.75" 1858 Charles & George Mears Y N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 Timber unidentified 6.A 8.3