Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Ovingham, Northumberland
Place Ovingham
S Mary V
Grid Ref NZ084637
Lat, Long 54.96790, -1.86899Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode NE42 6AB
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 54.96813, -1.86871
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Lieutenancy area Northumberland
Country England
Diocese Newcastle
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 4-2-16 in C♯See below
3, tenor 9-0-21 in ASee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.ovinghambells.co.uk
Affiliation Durham and Newcastle Diocesan Association
Ring of 8, tenor 4-2-16 in C♯
TowerBase 7747View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 4-2-16 (520 lb or 236 kg) in C♯ (1105.0Hz)
Practice Thu
Additional information Also, above, a ring of 3 (see 3-bell list)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 2-0-4 2212.0 C♯ 19.50" 2011 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
2 2-0-7 2075.5 B♯ 20.00" 2011 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
3 2-0-25 1852.5 A♯ 21.00" 2011 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
4 2-1-19 1653.4 G♯ 22.00" 2011 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
5 2-3-3 1476.2 F♯ 23.25" 2011 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
6 3-0-11 1385.3 E♯ 24.25" 2011 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
7 3-2-25 1236.4 D♯ 26.50" 2011 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
8 4-2-16 1105.0 C♯ 28.75" 2011 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
Ring of 3, tenor 9-0-21 in A
TowerBase 7429
Bells 3Edit details
Tenor 9-0-21 (1029 lb or 467 kg) in A (887.0Hz)
Additional information Also, below, a ring of 8; tuning: non-diatonic
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3½cwt 1003.0 C♭ 28.00" c1505† Thomas Jall Y
2 5¼cwt 984.5 B 31.25" c1370† John Potter Y
3 9-0-21 887.0 A 36.00" 1879 John Taylor & Co Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 of 8 2011 Steel Local labour/guild/assn 8.3