Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael & All Angels, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire
Place Mitcheldean
S Michael & All Angels
Grid Ref SO663185
Postcode GL17 0HP
Lat, Long 51.86482, -2.49005Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.86595, -2.49021
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Lieutenancy area Gloucestershire
Country England
Diocese Gloucester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 12-0-6 in FSee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 3See below
URL http://www.bagleybells.co.uk/towers/glos.htm#MITCHELDEA
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 11359
Ring of 8, tenor 12-0-6 in F
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 12-0-6 (1350 lb or 612 kg) in F (707.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Thu
Overhauled 1964 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 1964
TowerBase ID 3421View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-20 1414.0 F 27.00" 1760 Thomas Rudhall R
2 4-1-24 1335.0 E 27.88" 1760 Thomas Rudhall R
3 5-0-20 1191.0 D 30.13" 1760 Thomas Rudhall R
4 5-1-0 1060.0 C 31.13" 1760 Thomas Rudhall R
5 6-0-9 944.0 B♭ 31.75" 1924 John Taylor & Co F
6 7-0-12 891.0 A 35.00" 1760 Thomas Rudhall R
7 9-1-6 795.0 G 38.25" 1864 G Mears and Company R
8 12-0-6 707.0 F 41.50" 1819 John Rudhall R
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Sanctus 12.00" (1773) Thomas Rudhall Y
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
6 Sanctus Oak unidentified
2 3,5 of 8 1964 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.D.a
1 1,2,4,6,7,8 of 8 1964 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.D.a 6.1
Update log
24/11/2019 Sct: founder amended,date added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
23/08/2019 Now ringing again and PN is Thu (no regular exceptions) [TimJ (Fr David Gill, Rector) via e-mail]
06/03/2019 fr1: truss,layout added; fr2: truss added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]