Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Old Church, Smethwick, West Midlands
Place Smethwick
Old Church
Grid Ref SP019876
Lat, Long 52.48673, -1.97212Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode B67 6EQ
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Lieutenancy area West Midlands
Country England
Diocese Birmingham
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 7-1-1 in BSee below
Frames 2See below
URL http://www.wdcra.org.uk/smethw.htm
Affiliations St Martins Guild
Worcestershire and Districts Association
Ring of 8, tenor 7-1-1 in B
TowerBase 4443View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 7-1-1 (813 lb or 369 kg) in B (987.0Hz)
Practice Thu 20:00
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 2-1-11 1996.0 B 21.00" 1977 John Taylor & Co F N
2 2-3-18 1887.0 A♯ 22.00" 1977 John Taylor & Co F N
3 3-0-2 1676.0 G♯ 23.13" 1977 John Taylor & Co F N
4 3-0-12 1492.0 F♯ 23.75" 1977 John Taylor & Co F N
5 3-1-14 1324.0 E 25.38" 1977 John Taylor & Co F N
6 3-3-19 1249.0 D♯ 26.63" 1977 John Taylor & Co F N
7 5-0-21 1112.0 C♯ 29.50" 1977 John Taylor & Co F N
8 7-1-1 987.0 B 32.88" 1977 John Taylor & Co F N
Clock 6½cwt B 31.00" 1732 Joseph Smith Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
9 Clock 1978 Timber John Taylor & Co 1. 1.
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1978 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.