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Place Marston Moretaine
S Mary V
or Marston Moreteyne
Grid Ref SP996411
Lat, Long 52.06008, -0.54838 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode MK43 0NR
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County Bedfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 3299 See Felstead Peals
Bells 5 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 15cwt (~1680lb or ~760kg) in F (679.5Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; anticlockwise; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,3,5,4; detached tower
Affiliation Bedfordshire Association


Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire
S Mary V
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6cwt 1048.0 C 32.25" 1610† Hugh I Watts Y N
2 6¾cwt 962.0 Bb 34.75" 1610† Hugh I Watts Y N
3 8cwt 889.5 A 35.75" 1610† Hugh I Watts Y N
4 10½cwt 808.5 G 40.00" 1610† Hugh I Watts Y N
5 15cwt 679.5 F 43.75" 1610† Hugh I Watts Y N
Source: C Pickford; CBC; Dove tenor wt; TCJ(IS,NB); B Hibbert

Contributed by: Chris Pickford
Last updated: 15/06/2020