Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Castle Church, Stafford, Staffordshire
Place Stafford, Castle Church
S Mary
or Castle Church
Shown in County Lists as Stafford, Castle Church
Grid Ref SJ905221
Postcode ST16 1DJ
Lat, Long 52.79686, -2.14114Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Staffordshire
Country England
Diocese Lichfield
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 3 (full circle ring), tenor 8 cwt in B♭See below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 12094
Ring of 3, tenor 8 cwt in B♭
Bells 3 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 8 cwt (~900 lb or ~410 kg) in B♭ (927.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Ringing currently not permitted
TowerBase ID 6424
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5 cwt 1193.0 D 28.75" 1902 Charles Carr Y
2 6½ cwt 1030.5 C 32.50" 1902 Charles Carr Y
3 8 cwt 927.0 B♭ 35.50" 1902 Charles Carr Y
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1902 Wood/CI Charles Carr 7.B.b 3.3
Update log
23/12/2020 1-3: Canons added [Stuart Hutchieson via Email]
23/12/2020 Ringing currently not permitted [Stuart Hutchieson and John Mulvey (from local knowledge) via Email]