Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Bell Foundry Tower, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Place Loughborough
Bell Foundry Tower
Shown in County Lists as Loughborough, Bell Foundry
Grid Ref SK541198
Lat, Long 52.77333, -1.19888Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode LE11 1AR
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 52.77315, -1.19893
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Lieutenancy area Leicestershire
Country England
Ownership Private Ownership
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 12, tenor 6-2-13 in BSee below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Leicester Diocesan Guild
Ring of 12, tenor 6-2-13 in B
TowerBase 3152View Felstead peals
Bells 12Edit details
Overhauled 2012 by John Taylor & Co
Tenor 6-2-13 (741 lb or 336 kg) in B (1013.0Hz)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 1-0-12 3040.0 F♯ 15.13" 2011 John Taylor & Co F N
2 1-0-13 2708.0 E 15.38" 2002 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F N
3 1-0-23 2554.0 D♯ 16.00" 1972 John Taylor & Co F N
4 1-1-15 2280.0 C♯ 17.00" 1989 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F N
5 1-1-7 2030.0 B 18.13" 1899 John Taylor & Co F N
6 1-2-8 1906.0 A♯ 19.13" 1899 John Taylor & Co F N
7 1-2-20 1696.0 G♯ 20.00" 1899 John Taylor & Co F N
8 2-1-5 1518.5 F♯ 22.00" 1899 John Taylor & Co F N
9 3-0-4 1350.0 E 24.50" 1899 John Taylor & Co F N
10 3-2-3 1270.0 D♯ 25.50" 1899 John Taylor & Co F N
11 4-1-18 1139.0 C♯ 28.50" 1899 John Taylor & Co F N
12 6-2-13 1013.0 B 32.25" 1897 John Taylor & Co F N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 3,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 1899 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.e
1 1,2,4 2012 Steel John Taylor & Co 8.1.A.a