Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Bartholomew, Wednesbury, West Midlands
Place Wednesbury
S Bartholomew
Grid Ref SO987953
Postcode WS10 9DG
Lat, Long 52.55592, -2.02059Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 52.55506, -2.02040
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Lieutenancy area West Midlands
Country England
Diocese Lichfield
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
Rings 10 (full circle ring), tenor 24-0-18 in E♭See below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Lichfield and Walsall Archdeaconries Society
Dove tower ID 13013
Ring of 10, tenor 24-0-18 in E♭
Bells 10 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 24-0-18 (2706 lb or 1227 kg) in E♭ (622.0 Hz)
Practice Fri
TowerBase ID 5293View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-1-7 1547.5 G 26.00" 1912 Gillett & Johnston F N
2 5-2-6 1392.0 F 27.50" 1912 Gillett & Johnston F N
3 6-0-13 1239.0 E♭ 29.00" 1912 Gillett & Johnston F N
4 5-3-16 1166.0 D 30.00" 1912 Gillett & Johnston F N
5 6-3-3 1035.0 C 32.00" 1912 Gillett & Johnston F N
6 7-3-1 929.0 B♭ 34.50" 1912 Gillett & Johnston F N
7 9-3-25 827.0 A♭ 38.00" 1912 Gillett & Johnston F N
8 11-2-9 775.5 G 40.31" 1912 Gillett & Johnston F N
9 16-2-5 699.0 F 44.94" 1912 Gillett & Johnston F N
10 24-0-18 622.0 E♭ 50.00" 1912 Gillett & Johnston F N
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 3,5,8,9 1912 Cast iron Gillett & Johnston 8.3.A.m 4.3
1 1,2,4,6,7,10 1912 Cast iron Gillett & Johnston 8.3.C.e 6.5
Update log
23/05/2020 fr1; truss added,layout amended; fr2: truss,layout added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
20/05/2020 1-10: turning added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
26/01/2019 PN now Fri [Gordon Birks via e-mail]
19/01/2019 Wed practice no longer held [Gordon Birks via e-mail]