Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
The Bell Tower (Swan Bells), Perth, Western Australia
Place Perth
The Bell Tower (Swan Bells)
Shown in County Lists as Perth Bell Tower
Lat, Long -31.95898, 115.85822Locate using Google Map or OpenStreetMap
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State Western Australia
Country Australia
Ownership Local Authority (Secular)
Rings 16, tenor 29-0-14 in C♯See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.anzab.org.au/towers.php?tower=SWA
Affiliation Australian and New Zealand Association
Updates 27/03/2020: Presence of simulator noted [TimJ (#271 per R Offen) via e-mail]
10/03/2020: Practice now starts at 11:00 (rather than 12:00) [Simon McMillan, Deryn Griffiths (ANZAB webmasters) via e-mail]
Ring of 16, tenor 29-0-14 in C♯
TowerBase 6138View Felstead peals
Bells 16Edit details
Tenor 29-0-14 (3262 lb or 1480 kg) in C♯ (556.0Hz)
Practice Sun (see tower website) 11:00
Also Simulator
Additional information Also hung for ringing: 3♭ and 10♭; also a 26-bell carillon; CC recognised Ringing Centre
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-11 2508.0 D♯ 23.13" 1998 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 4-2-21 2234.0 C♯ 24.00" 1988 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 5-0-20 2105.0 B♯ 24.25" 1988 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
4 5-0-0 1874.0 A♯ 25.50" 1988 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
5 5-1-27 1670.5 G♯ 26.75" 1758 Abel Rudhall R Y
6 5-0-20 1488.5 F♯ 27.50" 1770 Thomas Rudhall R Y
7 5-2-10 1405.0 E♯ 28.63" 1758 Abel Rudhall R Y
8 5-3-17 1252.5 D♯ 29.75" 1725 Abraham II Rudhall R Y
9 7-1-3 1116.0 C♯ 32.50" 1725 Abraham II Rudhall R Y
10 7-2-19 1049.5 B♯ 33.75" 1725 Abraham II Rudhall R Y
11 9-2-8 935.5 A♯ 36.25" 1725 Abraham II Rudhall R Y
12 11-2-11 833.0 G♯ 39.38" 1725 Abraham II Rudhall R Y
13 14-1-8 742.0 F♯ 43.25" 1725 Abraham II Rudhall R Y
14 16-1-11 700.5 E♯ 45.63" 1725 Abraham II Rudhall R Y
15 21-1-19 624.0 D♯ 50.63" 1725 Abraham II Rudhall R Y
16 29-0-14 556.0 C♯ 55.75" 1726 Abraham II Rudhall R Y
3b 5-0-15 1988.0 B 25.00" 1988 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
10b 8-3-19 991.3 B 35.38" 1988 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
c1 1-1-4 1978.0 B 17.88" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c2 1-0-15 2093.0 C 17.00" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c3 0-3-27 2217.0 C♯ 16.00" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c4 0-3-9 2350.0 D 15.00" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c5 0-2-23 2490.0 D♯ 14.13" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c6 0-2-5 2638.0 E 13.25" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c7 0-1-27 2794.0 F 12.69" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c8 0-1-20 2962.0 F♯ 12.19" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c9 0-1-17 3139.0 G 11.50" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c10 0-1-12 3324.0 G♯ 11.19" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c11 0-1-5 3520.0 A 10.50" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c12 0-1-1 3732.0 A♯ 10.13" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c13 0-0-25 3952.0 B 9.50" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c14 0-0-22 4188.0 C 9.13" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c15 0-0-23 4436.0 C♯ 9.06" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c16 0-0-19 4696.0 D 8.75" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c17 0-0-21 4976.0 D♯ 8.75" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c18 0-0-16 5272.0 E 7.88" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c19 0-0-17 5592.0 F 7.88" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c20 0-0-18 5920.0 F♯ 7.88" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c21 0-0-19 6268.0 G 7.88" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c22 0-0-20 6644.0 G♯ 7.88" 1969 John Taylor & Co F Y
c23 0-0-18 7040.0 A 7.50" 2006 Taylors,Eayre & Smith F N
c24 0-0-18 7456.0 A♯ 7.50" 2006 Taylors,Eayre & Smith F N
c25 0-0-16 7912.0 B 7.00" 2006 Taylors,Eayre & Smith F N
c26 0-0-17 8380.0 C 7.00" 2006 Taylors,Eayre & Smith F N
Quarter 1 1-3-16 1974.5 B 20.00" 1960 Mears & Stainbank F Y
Quarter 2 2-1-5 1758.5 A 21.88" 1960 Mears & Stainbank F Y
Quarter 3 3-0-16 1564.0 G 24.00" 1960 Mears & Stainbank F Y
Quarter 4 4-3-0 1167.0 D 29.00" 1960 Mears & Stainbank F Y
Clock 12-1-6 782.0 G 41.00" 1960 Mears & Stainbank F Y
Display 9-0-4 36.25" c1550† John Saunders Y N
ANZAC 127-2-6 369.0 F♯ 87.00" 2018 VEEM F N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,3b,10b 1988 [2000] Steel Local labour/guild/assn 8.1.B.c NonStd