Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Matching, Essex
Place Matching
S Mary
Grid Ref TL525119
Lat, Long 51.78547, 0.20962Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode CM17 0RA
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Lieutenancy area Essex
Country England
Diocese Chelmsford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 7-3-5 in GSee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Essex Association
Ring of 6, tenor 7-3-5 in G
TowerBase 3315View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 1990 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1990
Tenor 7-3-5 (873lb or 396kg) in G (800.5Hz)
Practice Thu
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-16 1349.5 E 26.75" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R 4
2 4-0-13 1200.0 D 28.50" 1875 Mears & Stainbank R 4
3 4-2-20 1066.5 C 30.25" 1889 Mears & Stainbank R 4
4 5-2-13 1011.5 B 31.00" 1615 Robert Oldfield Y Y
5 6-0-10 899.0 A 34.00" 1875 Mears & Stainbank R 4
6 7-3-5 800.5 G 37.00" 1640† Robert Oldfield Y Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1990 Cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry 8.3.A.h 6.1