Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael & All Angels, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Place Houghton le Spring
S Michael & All Angels
Grid Ref NZ341498
Postcode DH4 4AH
Lat, Long 54.84231, -1.46925Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Tyne and Wear
Country England
Diocese Durham
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 12-0-0 in GSee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Durham and Newcastle Diocesan Association
Ring of 8, tenor 12-0-0 in G
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 12-0-0 (1344 lb or 610 kg) in G (768.0Hz)
Also Simulator
Additional information CC recognised Ringing Centre; county books / pNBR info discrepant
Overhauled 1928 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 1928
TowerBase 2580View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-21 1536.0 G 26.50" 1928 Gillett & Johnston
2 5-0-19 1440.0 F♯ 27.50" 1928 Gillett & Johnston
3 5-2-8 1280.0 E 30.38" 1826 Thomas II Mears R
4 6-0-6 1152.0 D 31.88" 1826 Thomas II Mears R
5 6-1-20 1024.0 C 33.63" 1826 Thomas II Mears R
6 6-3-22 960.0 B 35.00" 1826 Thomas II Mears R
7 9-0-14 864.0 A 38.25" 1826 Thomas II Mears R
8 12-0-0 768.0 G 42.63" 1826 Thomas II Mears R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1928 Cast iron Gillett & Johnston 8.3.C 8.3