Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Ev, Elkstone, Gloucestershire
Place Elkstone
S John Ev
Grid Ref SO967122
Postcode GL53 9PD
Lat, Long 51.80923, -2.04921Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Gloucestershire
Country England
Diocese Gloucester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 9-3-26 in GSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.bagleybells.co.uk/towers/glos.htm#ELKSTONE
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 12529
Ring of 6, tenor 9-3-26 in G
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 9-3-26 (1118 lb or 507 kg) in G (768.3 Hz)
Overhauled 2020 by Whites of Appleton
Tuned 2020
TowerBase ID 1741View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-4 1280.2 E 25.69" 1977 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F 4
2 3-3-13 1151.1 D 27.00" 1927 Thomas Bond F 4
3 4-1-13 1026.0 C 29.50" 1657 Edward Neale Y 8
4 6-2-4 961.6 B 32.75" 1933 Mears & Stainbank F 4
5 7-2-9 864.6 A 34.56" 1882 John Taylor & Co F 8
6 9-3-26 768.3 G 38.44" 1657 Edward Neale Y 8
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 2,3,4,5,6 c1657
[1927]
Timber unidentified
[Thomas Bond]
5.C/5.D 5.1
1A 1 1977 Timber Whites of Appleton 6.A 6.1
Update log
28/08/2020 1,2,4: turning amended [Simon Ridley via e-mail]
15/08/2020 Restoration works complete [Simon Ridley via Email]
28/06/2020 fr1,fr1A: truss added; fr1: layout added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
19/02/2020 Tenor wt amended (was app 11.5 cwt) [Mark Walker (WofA) via e-mail]
19/02/2020 1-6: wt,nominal amended; 1,2,3,5,6: diam amended; [Mark Walker via e-mail]
19/02/2020 3,6: turning amended; 1,2,4,5: turning added [Mark Walker via e-mail]
15/11/2019 Restoration work under way [TimJ (#253) via e-mail]
27/07/2019 fr1: mod date,mod maker added; fr1A: layout added [Simon Ridley via e-mail]
26/07/2019 fr1: (app)date added; 1: frameid amended; fr1A: added [Simon Ridley via e-mail]