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Place Shrewsbury
S Chad
Shown in County Lists as Shrewsbury, S Chad
Grid Ref SJ488124
Lat, Long 52.70718, -2.75881
Postcode SY1 1JX
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Lieutenancy area Shropshire
Country England
Diocese Lichfield
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 4391 See Felstead Peals
Bells 12
Tenor 39-2-7 (4431lb or 2010kg) in C (518.5Hz)
Frames 3 (see below)
Practice Tue
Additional information Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; ART Teaching Centre: Round the Wrekin Teaching Hub
URL http://www.sacbr.org.uk/Towers/ShrewsburyStChad/ShrewsburyStChad.html
Affiliation Shropshire Association


Shrewsbury, Shropshire
S Chad
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-5 1558.0 G 25.63" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
2 5-0-1 1387.0 F 27.00" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
3 4-3-23 1306.0 E 28.00" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
4 5-1-15 1166.0 D 29.50" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
5 6-0-5 1039.0 C 31.50" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
6 6-3-10 978.0 B 33.00" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
7 8-1-18 872.0 A 36.13" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
8 11-2-6 774.0 G 40.00" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
9 16-1-19 692.5 F 45.00" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
10 20-0-0 652.0 E 48.25" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
11 28-2-8 583.0 D 53.25" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
12 39-2-7 518.5 C 60.00" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
0extra 4-3-21 1747.3 A 26.00" 2000 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
6b 7-1-22 922.2 B♭ 34.00" 2000 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
Source: A Higson; N Green; JCB(Assn website); TimJ(REMRKS257)

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 15/12/2019


Shrewsbury, Shropshire
S Chad
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,0extra 1798 Timber Edward Simmons
2 1 1962 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A
3 6b 2000 Metal Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 15/02/2011

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