Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Andrew, Swavesey, Cambridgeshire
Place Swavesey
S Andrew
Grid Ref TL362693
Postcode CB24 4QZ
Lat, Long 52.30570, -0.00294Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Cambridgeshire
Country England
Diocese Ely
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 14½ cwt in FSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://ely.elyda.org.uk/towers/swavesey-details
Affiliation Ely Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 16854
Ring of 8, tenor 14½ cwt in F
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 14½ cwt (~1620 lb or ~740 kg) in F (710.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Tue
Overhauled 2005
TowerBase ID 4886View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-27 F 27.00" 2004 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
2 5-0-11 E 28.00" 2004 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
3 5¾ cwt D 30.00" 1753 Joseph Eayre Y
4 6¼ cwt C 31.00" 1753 Joseph Eayre Y
5 7¼ cwt B♭ 33.50" Tobias III Norris Y
6 9½ cwt A 36.25" 1753 Joseph Eayre Y
7 11 cwt G 39.25" 1753 Joseph Eayre Y
8 14½ cwt 710.0 F 42.75" 1753 Joseph Eayre Y
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1932
[2005]
Cast iron
[Metal]
Gillett & Johnston
[Whites of Appleton]
8.3.A.m
Update log
Last updated: 26/09/2012