Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Parson Drove, Cambridgeshire
Place Parson Drove
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TF390090
Lat, Long 52.66163, 0.05404Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode PE13 4LG
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Lieutenancy area Cambridgeshire
Country England
Ownership Churches Conservation Trust
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 5 U/R, tenor 12 cwt in ASee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://wisbech.elyda.org.uk/towers/parson-drove-details
Affiliation Ely Diocesan Association
Updates 21/06/2020: Tenor note amended [Chris Pickford (pNBR #13854) via pNBR]
Ring of 5, tenor 12 cwt in A
TowerBase 3829View Felstead peals
Bells 5 U/REdit details
Tenor 12 cwt (~1340 lb or ~610 kg) in A (861.4Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5½cwt 1295.8 E c1787 Thomas Osborn
2 6½cwt 1180.7 D 1787 Thomas Osborn
3 7½cwt 1115.1 C♯ 1787 Thomas Osborn
4 9cwt 974.7 B 1787 Thomas Osborn
5 12cwt 861.4 A 38.50" 1787 Thomas Osborn
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 c1499 [1787] Oak unidentified 5.H/6.M 3.1