Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Drayton Beauchamp, Buckinghamshire
Place Drayton Beauchamp
S Mary V
Grid Ref SP901118
Postcode HP22 5LU
Lat, Long 51.79832, -0.69408Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Buckinghamshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 10¾ cwt in G♯See below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 11069
Ring of 3, tenor 10¾ cwt in G♯
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 10¾ cwt (~1200 lb or ~550 kg) in G♯
Additional information Unringable; tuning: 1-3 of 4
TowerBase ID 7868
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6 cwt B 31.50" 1621† ? Robert Oldfield Y N
2 7½ cwt A♯ 35.75" 1773 Pack & Chapman Y N
3 10¾ cwt G♯ 39.63" 1704 George Chandler Y N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 c1773 Timber unidentified 6.A/6.B 4.3
Update log
31/05/2019 Additional unringable ring (no wheels, etc) [TimJ from Smith Bucks BB,p194 via e-mail]
31/05/2019 1-3: info added; frame info added [John Baldwin via database]