Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Helen, Sefton, Merseyside
Place Sefton
S Helen
Grid Ref SD356012
Postcode L29 7WG
Lat, Long 53.50438, -2.97144Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 53.50464, -2.97048
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Lieutenancy area Merseyside
Country England
Diocese Liverpool
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 11-2-11 in FSee below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Lancashire Association
Dove tower ID 11163
Ring of 8, tenor 11-2-11 in F
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 11-2-11 (1299 lb or 589 kg) in F (714.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Wed (with exceptions)
TowerBase ID 4277View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-16 1428.5 F 27.00" 1946 John Taylor & Co F
2 5-0-8 1346.5 E 28.50" 1946 John Taylor & Co F
3 5-3-6 1190.0 D 31.00" 1815 William Dobson R
4 5-3-18 1068.0 C 32.00" 1815 William Dobson R
5 5-0-21 955.0 B♭ 32.50" 1601† Henry II Oldfield R
6 7-2-6 892.5 A 35.50" 1601† Henry II Oldfield R
7 9-1-21 798.5 G 39.00" c1590† Henry II Oldfield R
8 11-2-11 714.0 F 42.00" c1590† Henry II Oldfield R
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 3,4 Cast iron unidentified
1 1,2,5,6,7,8 Cast iron unidentified
Update log
Last updated: 05/09/2017