Dove Logo Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers

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Place Great Hampden
S Mary Magd
Grid Ref SP848023
Lat, Long 51.71361, -0.77335 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode HP16 9RD
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County Buckinghamshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 7165
Bells 3 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1906 by Loughborough Bellfoundry
Tenor 7-3-24 (892lb or 405kg) in A (891.0Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3; no stays or sliders; ringing prohibited; bellframe only capable of sustaining swing chiming
Updates 13/06/2019: Rationale added for ringing prohition [JCB (Smith Bucks BB, p231) via e-mail]


Great Hampden, Buckinghamshire
S Mary Magd
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-19 1120.0 C# 29.43" 1906 John Taylor & Co F N
2 5-3-20 1008.0 B 32.50" 1625† Ellis I Knight R N
3 7-3-24 891.0 A 36.00" 1625† Ellis I Knight R N
Source: P Davies(Cocks); CBC; GAD; JCB(Smith Bucks BB)

Contributed by: [Peter Davies]
Last updated: 13/06/2019