Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Birdsall, North Yorkshire
Place Birdsall
S Mary
Grid Ref SE818654
Postcode YO17 9NU
Lat, Long 54.07803, -0.75091Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area North Yorkshire
Country England
Diocese York
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 4½ cwt in DSee below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 12568
Ring of 3, tenor 4½ cwt in D
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 4½ cwt (~500 lb or ~230 kg) in D (1222.5 Hz)
Additional information Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1,3,6 of 6
TowerBase ID 7421
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 2013.5 B 20.25" 1824 Thomas II Mears Y N
2 1592.5 G 23.50" 1824 Thomas II Mears Y N
3 4½ cwt 1222.5 D 28.25" (1824) Thomas II Mears Y N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 1824 Oak ? Local labour/guild/assn NonStandard 3.1
Update log
20/10/2019 Ring key added; tuning description added [TimJ (REMRKS248) via e-mail]
20/10/2019 3: tenor date added; fr1: truss,layout added; 1-3:partials added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]