Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary Magd, Great Hampden, Buckinghamshire
Place Great Hampden
S Mary Magd
Grid Ref SP848023
Postcode HP16 9RD
Lat, Long 51.71361, -0.77335Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Buckinghamshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 3 (full circle ring), tenor 7-3-24 in ASee below
Frames 2See below
Dove tower ID 12462
Ring of 3, tenor 7-3-24 in A
Bells 3 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 7-3-24 (892 lb or 405 kg) in A (891.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Ringing prohibited - bellframe only capable of sustaining swing chiming; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3; No stays or sliders
Overhauled 1906 by John Taylor & Co
TowerBase ID 7165
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-19 1120.0 C♯ 29.43" 1906 John Taylor & Co F N
2 5-3-20 1008.0 B 32.50" 1625† Ellis I Knight R N
3 7-3-24 891.0 A 36.00" 1625† Ellis I Knight R N
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1 1817 Timber unidentified 6.S.3
1 2,3 1817 Timber unidentified 6.B
Update log
13/06/2019 Rationale added for ringing prohition [JCB (Smith Bucks BB, p231) via e-mail]
13/06/2019 1-3: frameid,turning,canons added; frame info added [John Baldwin via database]