Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Wilfrid, Kelham, Nottinghamshire
Place Kelham
S Wilfrid
Grid Ref SK773553
Postcode NG23 5QX
Lat, Long 53.09015, -0.84618Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 53.09059, -0.85041
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Lieutenancy area Nottinghamshire
Country England
Diocese Southwell and Nottingham
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 7-1-25 in ASee below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Southwell and Nottingham Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 13207
Ring of 6, tenor 7-1-25 in A
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 7-1-25 (837 lb or 380 kg) in A (872.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Only limited ringing allowed until tower roof problem resolved
Overhauled 2015 by John Taylor & Co
TowerBase ID 6390View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 2-3-24 1474.0 F♯ 24.00" 1901 John Taylor & Co F N
2 3-1-8 1310.3 E 25.06" 1937 Thomas Bond F Y
3 4-0-17 1175.3 D 27.25" 1886 John Taylor & Co Y 8
4 4-2-15 1109.4 C♯ 29.50" c1600† Henry II Oldfield Y 8
5 6-1-16 989.0 B 33.00" c1580† Henry Dand Y 8
6 7-1-25 872.0 A 35.50" 1634 George I Oldfield Y X
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 3,4,5,6 1891 Oak Robert Lee 6.B NonStd
1A 1,2 2019 Oak TLB Services 6.B 6.4
Update log
24/11/2019 1,2: turning added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
15/11/2019 1,2: nominal,canon info added; 2: wt,diam amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
03/11/2019 fr1: material amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
03/11/2019 fr1A: details added; 1,2: frameid added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
03/11/2019 1,2: wt,diam,date,founder added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
31/10/2019 Now a ring of 6 (try-out held today) - limited ringing still [TimJ (#251 info D Kelly, M Cooper) via e-mail]