Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Thornbury, Gloucestershire
Place Thornbury
S Mary V
Grid Ref ST633906
Lat, Long 51.61315, -2.53028Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode BS35 1HQ
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Lieutenancy area Gloucestershire
Country England
Diocese Gloucester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 18-2-19 in D♯See below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.thornburycofe.org.uk/Bells.html
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Updates 24/11/2019: Ring is tuned to OCP key of D [TimJ (#254 info N Taylor) via pNBR]
11/09/2019: URL replaced: thornburybells.wordpress.com [TimJ (REMRKS246 info R Shipp) via e-mail]
Ring of 8, tenor 18-2-19 in D♯
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Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 1996 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tuned 1996
Tenor 18-2-19 (2091 lb or 948 kg) in D♯ (606.0Hz)
Practice Tue
Additional information Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-3-10 1212.0 D♯ 30.06" 1996 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 6-0-10 1144.0 C𝄪 30.94" 1938 Mears & Stainbank F N
3 6-1-24 1018.5 B♯ 31.88" 1828 John Rudhall R 8
4 7-1-2 908.0 A♯ 34.75" 1698 Abraham I Rudhall R 8
5 8-1-20 809.0 G♯ 37.63" 1788 John Rudhall R 8
6 11-1-19 763.2 F𝄪 40.31" 1828 John Rudhall R 8
7 13-3-7 680.5 E♯ 44.31" 1698 Abraham I Rudhall R 8
8 18-2-19 606.0 D♯ 49.31" 1717 Abraham I Rudhall R 8
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 c1698 Oak unidentified
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1996 Cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 10.