Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Bettisfield, Wrexham
Place Bettisfield
S John Bapt
Grid Ref SJ461360
Postcode SY13 2LB
Lat, Long 52.91886, -2.80255Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Principal area Wrexham
Preserved county Clwyd
Country Wales
Diocese St Asaph
Church Church in Wales
Listed Gr II* by Cadw
Rings 3 (full circle ring), tenor 5-1-7 in DSee below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation North Wales Association
Dove tower ID 11227
Ring of 3, tenor 5-1-7 in D
Bells 3 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 5-1-7 (595 lb or 270 kg) in D
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Thu 18:30
Overhauled 1999 by John Taylor & Co
TowerBase ID 6448
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-13 F♯ 25.50" 1873 John Taylor & Co F
2 4-1-7 E 27.50" 1873 John Taylor & Co F
3 5-1-7 D 30.25" 1873 John Taylor & Co F
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1,2 1873 Oak John Taylor & Co
1 3 1873 Oak John Taylor & Co
Update log
14/09/2020 1,2: diam added; fr1,fr2: date,maker confirmed,material added [John Baldwin via database]
19/05/2020 Ringing suspension (ex frame problems) lifted [Jeremy Bartley, Tower Captain via e-mail]
06/03/2020 Ringing currently suspended 'due to frame issues' [TimJ (#268 quoting tower captain per A Aspland) via e-mail]