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Place Hempsted
S Swithun
Grid Ref SO813170
Lat, Long 51.85158, -2.27191 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode GL2 5LW
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County Gloucestershire
Country England
Diocese Gloucester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 2401 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1979 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1979
Tenor 10-2-12 (1188lb or 539kg) in F# (738.0Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Wed
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Rung from chancel
URL http://www.bagleybells.co.uk/towers/glos.htm#HEMPSTED
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association


Hempsted, Gloucestershire
S Swithun
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-1-20 1477.0 F# 25.00" 1979 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
2 3-2-16 1395.0 E# 25.88" 1979 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
3 4-1-8 1245.0 D# 27.63" 1886 Mears & Stainbank R
4 4-1-12 1106.0 C# 29.00" 1764 Thomas Rudhall R
5 5-3-0 988.0 B 31.00" 1694 Abraham I Rudhall R
6 6-1-0 931.5 A# 33.00" 1817 John Rudhall R
7 8-0-9 828.5 G# 36.00" 1817 John Rudhall R
8 10-2-12 738.0 F# 40.50" 1694 Abraham I Rudhall R
Source: Bliss & Sharpe; A Bull(Glos); CJP(WBF); J Hunt;
TimJ(M Taylor; D Bagley)

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 19/05/2019