Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Holy Cross Monastery, Hillandale, Makhanda, Eastern Cape
Place Makhanda, Hillandale
Holy Cross Monastery
or Grahamstown or Hillandale
Shown in County Lists as Makhanda, Hillandale
Lat, Long -33.33599, 26.47134Locate using Google Map or OpenStreetMap
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Province Eastern Cape
Country South Africa
Church Other Anglican Church
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 3-2-0 in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation South African Guild
Dove tower ID 10302
Ring of 6, tenor 3-2-0 in F♯
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 3-2-0 (392 lb or 178 kg) in F♯ (1455.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information No stays or sliders on treble; detached tower
TowerBase ID 6170View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 1-1-3 2485.0 D♯ 17.40" 2001 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F N
2 1-1-5 2209.0 C♯ 17.50" 2001 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F N
3 1-1-9 1967.0 B 18.10" 2003 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F N
4 1-2-1 1891.0 A♯ 18.70" 1998 Eayre & Lewis F N
5 2-0-14 1725.0 G♯ 20.70" 1998 Eayre & Lewis F N
6 3-2-0 1455.0 F♯ 24.50" 1998 Eayre & Lewis F N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1999 Steel Locally manufactured
Update log
28/08/2020 1-6: turning added [[James Hedgcock] via 00013958]
13/03/2019 Placename changed: formerly Grahamstown [TimJ (info: R Roberts, chairman SA Guild) via e-mail]