Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire
Place Marston Moretaine
S Mary V
or Marston Moreteyne
Grid Ref SP996411
Lat, Long 52.06008, -0.54838Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode MK43 0NR
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Lieutenancy area Bedfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 5 U/R, tenor 15 cwt in FSee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Bedfordshire Association
Ring of 5, tenor 15 cwt in F
TowerBase 3299View Felstead peals
Bells 5 U/REdit details
Tenor 15 cwt (~1680 lb or ~760 kg) in F (679.5Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise; ropes fall in sequence: 1,2,3,5,4; detached tower
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 B♭ 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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 c1610 Oak unidentified mixed 5.3