Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Shelton, Bedfordshire
Place Shelton
S Mary
Grid Ref TL033688
Postcode PE28 0NW
Lat, Long 52.30759, -0.48547Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Bedfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 6 cwt in BSee below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 12201
Ring of 3, tenor 6 cwt in B
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 6 cwt (~670 lb or ~300 kg) in B (986.5 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable
TowerBase ID 7530
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3½ cwt 1203.0 D♯ 26.13" 1599† (unidentified) Y N
2 4¾ cwt 1078.0 C♯ 29.50" 1770 Joseph Eayre Y N
3 6 cwt 986.5 B 31.88" 1634 Hugh II Watts R N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 c1630† Oak unidentified 6.B 4.8
Update log
Last updated: 05/11/2018