Dove Logo Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers

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Place Forthampton
S Mary
Grid Ref SO858325
Lat, Long 51.99135, -2.20729 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode GL19 4QA
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County Gloucestershire
Country England
Diocese Gloucester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 1934 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 11½cwt (~1290lb or ~580kg) in F# (717.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Additional information Ringing restricted (invitees only)
URL http://www.bagleybells.co.uk/towers/glos.htm#FORTHAMPTO
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association


Forthampton, Gloucestershire
S Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-7 1214.5 D# 27.75" 1887 Mears & Stainbank Y N
2 4½cwt 1087.5 C# 28.75" 1845 Charles & George Mears Y N
3 6¼cwt 968.0 B 32.50" 1824 John Rudhall Y N
4 7-3-20 903.0 A# 35.00" 1863 G Mears and Company Y N
5 9½cwt 810.0 G# 37.50" 1764 Thomas Rudhall Y N
6 11½cwt 717.0 F# 41.00" 1764 Thomas Rudhall Y N
Source: Bliss & Sharpe; A Bull(Glos); Dove tenor wt; D Bagley;
S Ridley; C Pickford/M Taylor

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 11/09/2011