Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Lawrence, Steppingley, Bedfordshire
Place Steppingley
S Lawrence
Grid Ref TL011354
Lat, Long 52.00805, -0.52796Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode MK45 5AU
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Lieutenancy area Bedfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 6-0-11 in B♭See below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Bedfordshire Association
Updates 15/02/2020: Now augmented to 6 and test rung [TimJ(#265 info Tom Blyth) via e-mail]
08/02/2020: Tenor wt amended; tuning and roping now standard [TimJ (#264) via e-mail]
24/11/2019: Being rehung and augmented to 6 [TimJ (#254 info D Kelly) via e-mail]
Ring of 6, tenor 6-0-11 in B♭
TowerBase 4709View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 2020 by TLB Services
Tuned 2020
Tenor 6-0-11 (683 lb or 310 kg) in B♭ (941.4Hz)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 2-0-23 1579.0 G 22.00" 1974 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 2-1-12 1409.2 F 22.94" 1915 John Taylor & Co F N
3 3-0-17 1258.8 E♭ 24.81" 1660 Christopher Graye Y Y
4 3-3-2 1180.6 D 27.25" 1807 Robert Taylor Y Y
5 4-1-14 1054.2 C 29.38" 1814 Robert Taylor Y Y
6 6-0-11 941.4 B♭ 33.00" 1807 Robert Taylor R Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,4,5,6 c1860 Oak (unidentified) 5.A NonStd
1A 2,3 2020 Steel TLB Services 8.1.B.a //