Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Breslin Tower, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
Place Sewanee, University of the South
Breslin Tower
Postcode 37383
Lat, Long 35.20500, -85.92045Locate using Google Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav No optimised destination for satellite navigation has been submittedAdd details
State Tennessee
Country United States of America
Ownership Private Ownership
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 11-0-23 in GSee below
4 (clock bells), hour bell 17-3-15 in FSee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.towerbells.org/data/TNSEWAN2.HTM
Affiliation North American Guild
Dove tower ID 10037
Ring of 8, tenor 11-0-23 in G
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 11-0-23 (1255 lb or 569 kg) in G (782.0 Hz)
Practice Fri (not always: check) 17:00
Additional information The Bentley Bells
TowerBase ID 7359View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-20 1564.4 G 24.94" 2003 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 3-2-25 1467.0 F♯ 25.44" 2003 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 4-0-2 1310.0 E 26.44" 2003 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
4 4-2-3 1170.0 D 28.00" 2003 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
5 5-1-15 1045.6 C 30.19" 2003 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
6 6-1-6 980.0 B 31.81" 2003 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
7 7-3-27 875.0 A 35.00" 2003 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
8 11-0-23 782.0 G 39.00" 2003 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
Clock bells, hour bell 17-3-15 in F
Bells 4 (clock bells)Edit details
Hour bell 17-3-15 (2003 lb or 909 kg) in F (713.0 Hz)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Quarter 1 3-3-24 1200.0 D 1900 Meneely (Troy) B
Quarter 2 4-3-5 1069.5 C 1900 Meneely (Troy) B
Quarter 3 7-1-8 951.0 B♭ 1900 Meneely (Troy) B
Quarter 4 & Hour 17-3-15 713.0 F 1900 Meneely (Troy) B
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 of 8 2003 Steel Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 8.1.B.c 8.3
Update log
10/01/2021 Clock bells: nominals added. In F. [Youtube clip via Nick Bowden]
03/01/2021 Clock bells: 1-4: wt added [Foundry records via Carl Zimmerman]
02/01/2021 Clock bells: 1-4 year, canons amended, hanging added [Photographs]
17/06/2020 1-8: nominal,diam added [Nigel Taylor via 00013837]
08/05/2020 1-8: turning,frameid added; fr1: details added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]