Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Botolph, Bishopsgate, London, City of London
Place London, Bishopsgate
S Botolph
or Bishopsgate
Shown in County Lists as London, Bishopsgate
Grid Ref TQ332815
Postcode EC2M 3TL
Lat, Long 51.51674, -0.08142Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area City of London
Country England
Diocese London
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 17-1-6 in DSee below
Frames 2See below
URL http://london.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=743
Affiliation Middlesex County Association and London Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 13028
Ring of 8, tenor 17-1-6 in D
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 17-1-6 (1938 lb or 879 kg) in D (586.0 Hz)
Practice Wed 12:15
Overhauled 1992 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 1992
TowerBase ID 3109View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-3-10 1178.0 D 31.00" 1782† Patrick & Osborn R
2 6-0-26 1105.0 C♯ 31.25" 1782† Patrick & Osborn R
3 7-1-14 990.0 B 33.25" 1782† Patrick & Osborn R
4 7-3-24 878.0 A 35.18" 1782† Patrick & Osborn R
5 9-1-14 785.0 G 38.25" 1782† Patrick & Osborn R
6 10-3-16 739.0 F♯ 40.00" 1782† Patrick & Osborn R
7 13-2-4 659.0 E 42.00" 1782† Patrick & Osborn R
8 17-1-6 586.0 D 48.63" 1782† Patrick & Osborn R
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1905 Cast iron John Warner & Sons
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1992 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h 8.3
Update log
27/02/2020 fr2: added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
05/02/2020 URL amended [TimJ (#263) via URLbad]
21/12/2019 Ringing has resumed [TimJ (#258 info J Adams) via e-mail]
07/06/2019 fr1: material,truss,layout added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
05/06/2019 Ringing suspended (until at least mid Aug): tower repairs [John Adams (Tower Captain) via e-mail]