Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Swithun, Hempsted, Gloucestershire
Place Hempsted
S Swithun
Grid Ref SO813170
Lat, Long 51.85158, -2.27191Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode GL2 5LW
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Lieutenancy area Gloucestershire
Country England
Diocese Gloucester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 10-2-12 in F♯See below
Frames 2See below
URL http://www.bagleybells.co.uk/towers/glos.htm#HEMPSTED
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Ring of 8, tenor 10-2-12 in F♯
TowerBase 2401View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 1979 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tuned 1979
Tenor 10-2-12 (1188 lb or 539 kg) in F♯ (738.0Hz)
Practice Wed
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Rung from chancel
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 3,5,7 1979 Cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 8.3.D.a
1 1,2,4,6,8 1979 Cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 8.3.D.a