Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Silchester, Hampshire
Place Silchester
S Mary
Grid Ref SU643623
Postcode RG7 2HH
Lat, Long 51.35674, -1.07746Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Hampshire
Country England
Diocese Winchester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 5, tenor 7-0-1 in B♭See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://wpbells.org/SILCHESTER
Affiliation Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild
Updates 01/09/2020: Work completed by installing new rope guides. Whites of Appleton [Ian Roulstone via Email]
19/06/2020: Tenor weight amended [Mark Walker (WofA) via pNBR]
18/02/2020: Being rehung, new fittings, existing frame [Graham Clifton (WofA) via e-mail]
Ring of 5, tenor 7-0-1 in B♭
Bells 5Edit details
Tenor 7-0-1 (785 lb or 356 kg) in B♭ (916.5Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Tue
Overhauled 2020 by Whites of Appleton
TowerBase 4410View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-0-17 1379.5 F 24.88" 1744† John Stares R 8
2 2-3-5 1225.6 E♭ 25.50" 1848 William Taylor R 8
3 4-0-17 1155.5 D 27.50" 1744† John Stares R 8
4 5-2-9 1024.0 C 31.00" 1744† John Stares R 8
5 7-0-1 916.5 B♭ 33.50" 1744† John Stares R 8
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 1912 Steel Alfred Bowell 8.1.C.a 5.1