Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire
Place Hampstead Norreys
S Mary
Grid Ref SU529762
Postcode RG18 0TD
Lat, Long 51.48278, -1.23932Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Berkshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 11-0-5 in GSee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 12363
Ring of 6, tenor 11-0-5 in G
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 11-0-5 (1237 lb or 561 kg) in G (786.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Overhauled 2020 by John Taylor & Co
TowerBase ID 2254View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-22 1321.9 E 26.00" 1703 Samuel Knight Y Y
2 4-1-5 1177.7 D 28.20" 1619 Henry I Knight Y Y
3 5-2-1 1049.3 C 30.70" 1637 Ellis I Knight Y Y
4 6-3-0 990.3 B 33.00" 1704† Samuel Knight Y Y
5 8-0-13 882.3 A 35.40" 1930 John Taylor & Co F 4
6 11-0-5 786.0 G 39.90" 1666 Ellis II & Henry III Knight Y Y
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Sanctus 1¼ cwt 1885 John Warner & Sons Y
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 of 6 1680 Oak James Smith
Update log
10/01/2021 Project completed to drill crown staples; retain canons; no tuning; repair frame; rehang. No longer unringable. [David Potter, JT&Co]
02/12/2020 Tenor now 11-0-5 [Paul Mason, JT&Co via Email]
01/12/2020 1-6: wt,nominal,diam amended,frameid added; 5: turning amended [D Paul Mason via 00014147]
01/12/2020 1-4,6,Sct: turning added [D Paul Mason via 00014147]
14/07/2020 Restoration work under way [TimJ(#285) via e-mail]
01/03/2019 Now designated as u/r (WofA advice) [Jake Reid; JCB(Sharpe Tr info) via e-mail]