Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Eastnor, Herefordshire
Place Eastnor
S John Bapt
Grid Ref SO731372
Lat, Long 52.03272, -2.39319Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode HR8 1RA
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Lieutenancy area Herefordshire
Country England
Diocese Hereford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 9 cwt in ASee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.bagleybells.co.uk/towers/herfs.htm#EASTNOR
Affiliation Hereford Diocesan Guild
Updates 17/01/2020: 6th gudgeon broken >> only 1-5 rung 2nd,4th Sunday services [Alan Bagworth via e-mail]
09/05/2019: Tenor gudgeon broken: ringing suspended [Alan Bagworth via e-mail]
Ring of 6, tenor 9 cwt in A
TowerBase 1686View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 9 cwt (~1010 lb or ~460 kg) in A (872.0Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information One bell (or more) from ring unringable: tenor; only limited ringing allowed
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-9 1458.0 F♯ 26.75" 1863 George Mears Y
2 3-3-22 1296.5 E 27.13" 1967 Mears & Stainbank F
3 4½cwt 1150.5 D 28.38" 1717 Abraham I Rudhall R
4 5cwt 1068.0 C♯ 29.00" 1737 Abel Rudhall Y
5 6cwt 958.5 B 31.63" 1738 Abel Rudhall Y
6 9cwt 872.0 A 35.06" 1689 Abraham I Rudhall Y
Sanctus 3cwt G 24.00" 1888 John Warner & Sons Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1926 Steel Mears & Stainbank