Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Holy Trinity, Balsham, Cambridgeshire
Place Balsham
Holy Trinity
Grid Ref TL587508
Postcode CB21 4DS
Lat, Long 52.13318, 0.31829Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Cambridgeshire
Country England
Diocese Ely
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 13-0-14 in FSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.cambridgeringing.info/Towers/tower.php?id=2
Affiliation Ely Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 11619
Ring of 6, tenor 13-0-14 in F
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 13-0-14 (1470 lb or 667 kg) in F (700.0 Hz)
Practice Tue
TowerBase ID 267View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-2 1177.5 D 28.50" 1988 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 4-3-11 1049.0 C 29.50" 1774 Pack & Chapman Y 4
3 6-0-6 936.0 B♭ 32.43" 1609† Richard Holdfield Y 4
4 8-1-25 879.0 A 35.81" 1609† Richard Holdfield Y 4
5 11-2-5 780.5 G 39.50" c1540† John Tonne Y 4
6 13-0-14 700.0 F 42.50" 1609† Richard Holdfield Y 4
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 c1549† Oak unidentified 5.R/6.A/6.N 4.3
[5.3]
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1988 Cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 8.3.A.h 6.1
Update log
16/01/2021 1-6; turning added [Tower Captain via James Hedgcock]
14/01/2021 2,5: canons added [Jason Burnet]
03/08/2019 fr2: layout amended,date,material,mod layout added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
26/07/2019 Now rung from a gallery; toilet facility also available [Phil Gorman via e-mail]
20/02/2019 1,2: diam added [David Sloman via 00013309]