Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Meppershall, Bedfordshire
Place Meppershall
S Mary V
Grid Ref TL134359
Postcode SG17 5NA
Lat, Long 52.01019, -0.34831Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Bedfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 12 cwt in GSee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Bedfordshire Association
Ring of 6, tenor 12 cwt in G
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 12 cwt (~1340 lb or ~610 kg) in G (798.5Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Fri
Additional information Rung from chancel crossing
Overhauled 1986 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
TowerBase 3351View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-0-12 1350.0 E 27.00" 1986 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 4-1-2 1204.5 D 28.00" 1591† John Dier Y 4
3 6-1-6 1070.5 C 31.38" 1882 John Taylor & Co R Y
4 5-0-20 1011.5 B 31.25" 1816 John Briant R Y
5 9-0-3 897.5 A 36.00" 1766 Joseph Eayre R 8
6 12cwt 798.5 G 39.75" 1774 William Emerton R 8
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1882 [1986] Oak [Steel] John Taylor & Co [Whitechapel Bell Foundry] 6.A [8.1.B.c?] 5.4