Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Andrew, Soham, Cambridgeshire
Place Soham
S Andrew
Grid Ref TL593731
Postcode CB7 5GY
Lat, Long 52.33349, 0.33656Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 52.33392, 0.33720
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Lieutenancy area Cambridgeshire
Country England
Diocese Ely
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 10 (full circle ring), tenor 21 cwt in E♭See below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://ely.elyda.org.uk/towers/soham-details
Affiliation Ely Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 11376
Ring of 10, tenor 21 cwt in E♭
Bells 10 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 21 cwt (~2350 lb or ~1070 kg) in E♭ (633.0 Hz)
Practice Mon
TowerBase ID 4449View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5 cwt 1572.0 G 28.50" 1808 John Briant Y
2 5½ cwt 1442.5 F 29.00" 1808 John Briant Y
3 6 cwt 1277.0 E♭ 30.50" 1808 John Briant Y
4 6½ cwt 1226.0 D 31.00" 1808 John Briant Y
5 7½ cwt 1063.0 C 33.50" 1788 Thomas Osborn Y
6 8½ cwt 936.0 B♭ 35.00" 1788 Thomas Osborn Y
7 10 cwt 836.5 A♭ 37.50" 1788 Thomas Osborn Y
8 11½ cwt 792.5 G 39.00" 1788 Thomas Osborn Y
9 15 cwt 705.0 F 43.00" 1788 Thomas Osborn Y
10 21 cwt 633.0 E♭ 49.00" 1788 Thomas Osborn Y
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Clock 2 cwt Y
Sanctus 1 cwt 16.00" c1510† Thomas Bullisdon Y
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 of 10 1788
[1808]
Oak unidentified 6.A
[10.6]
Update log
10/01/2021 Sanctus and clock bells: canons and hanging added [Jason Burnet]
23/06/2020 fr1: details added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
24/03/2019 Indication of available toilet facility added [TimJ (REMRKS242) via e-mail]