Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Channel Islands' Ringing Centre, Longis Common, Alderney
Place Longis Common
Channel Islands' Ringing Centre
Shown in County Lists as Longis Common, Ringing Centre
Grid Ref WA599083
Lat, Long 49.72382, -2.16998Locate using Google Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode GY9 3YB
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Island Alderney
Country Channel Islands
Ownership Private Ownership
Rings 8, tenor 2-2-8 in ESee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://alderneybells.com/the-bells/wells-bells/
Affiliation Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild
Updates 06/03/2020: PN info amended: (not Fri but) Wed 16:00 - 17:30 [TimJ (#268) via e-mail]
Ring of 8, tenor 2-2-8 in E
TowerBase 7833View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 2-2-8 (288 lb or 131 kg) in E (1309.2Hz)
Practice Wed 16:00
Also Ground floor ringing chamber; simulator
Additional information Wells Bells; ART Teaching Centre: Channel Islands Teaching Centre
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 0-3-0 2620.3 E 14.63" 2012 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 0-3-23 2457.4 D♯ 15.50" 2017 Matthew Higby & Co F N
3 1-0-10 2193.2 C♯ 16.50" 2017 Matthew Higby & Co F N
4 1-0-11 1958.5 B 17.50" 2014 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
5 1-0-16 1749.2 A 18.13" 2016 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
6 1-2-0 1640.2 G♯ 19.50" 1866 John Taylor & Co R N
7 1-3-11 1467.2 F♯ 21.31" 1911 Mears & Stainbank F N
8 2-2-8 1309.2 E 23.88" 1968 John Taylor & Co R N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 2017 Steel Matthew Higby 8.1.A.b NonStd