Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael & All Angels, Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester
Place Ashton under Lyne
S Michael & All Angels
Shown in County Lists as Ashton u Lyne, S Michael
Grid Ref SJ941989
Postcode OL6 6XJ
Lat, Long 53.48754, -2.09009Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Greater Manchester
Country England
Diocese Manchester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 12 (full circle ring), tenor 25-2-25 in DSee below
Frames 2See below
URL http://www.ashtonstm.co.uk/
Affiliation Lancashire Association
Dove tower ID 10838
Ring of 12, tenor 25-2-25 in D
Bells 12 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 25-2-25 (2881 lb or 1307 kg) in D
Additional information Also hung for ringing: 2♯; only limited ringing allowed
TowerBase ID 185View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-15 A 25.25" 1889 Mears & Stainbank R
2 4-2-24 G 26.50" 1889 Mears & Stainbank R
3 5-1-18 F♯ 27.63" 1790 John Rudhall R
4 5-3-24 E 29.50" 1779 Thomas Rudhall R
5 5-3-5 D 31.38" 1818 Thomas II Mears R
6 6-1-6 C♯ 31.63" 1779 Thomas Rudhall R
7 7-2-7 B 34.75" 1779 Thomas Rudhall R
8 8-2-7 A 36.25" 1779 Thomas Rudhall R
9 9-3-10 G 40.38" 1818 Thomas II Mears R
10 14-2-2 F♯ 43.88" 1779 Thomas Rudhall R
11 18-2-15 E 48.25" 1779 Thomas Rudhall R
12 25-2-25 D 53.63" 1818 Thomas II Mears R
2♯ 4-1-18 G♯ 26.63" 1927 Mears & Stainbank F
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 2# 1927 Cast iron Mears & Stainbank 8.3.A.h
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 1927 Cast iron Mears & Stainbank 8.3.A.h NonStd
Update log
08/05/2020 fr1: material,truss,layout added; all: frameid added; [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
08/05/2020 fr2: details added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
04/03/2019 Ringing IS again possible ... but restricted [TimJ (after discussion with Jeff Brannan) via e-mail]