Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
All Saints, Littleton Drew, Wiltshire
Place Littleton Drew
All Saints
Grid Ref ST831801
Postcode SN14 7NA
Lat, Long 51.52038, -2.24435Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav No optimised destination for satellite navigation has been submittedAdd details
Lieutenancy area Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Bristol
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 7-2-0 in A♭See below
Future bellsSee below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 13222
Ring of 3, tenor 7-2-0 in A♭
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 7-2-0 (840 lb or 381 kg) in A♭ (848.8 Hz)
Additional information Unringable; future plans: to become 6; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise
TowerBase ID 6672
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-0-4 1048.5 C 30.00" c1480† Bristol foundry Y N
2 6-0-16 964.3 B♭ 32.00" c1510† Bristol foundry Y N
3 7-2-0 848.8 A♭ 35.18" c1520† Thomas Gefferies Y 4
Future bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
New 1 of 6 2½ cwt 1400.0 F 23.50" 1978 John Taylor & Co B
New 2 of 6 2-3-25 1334.5 E 24.25" 1915 John Taylor & Co F
New 3 of 6 4-0-9 1189.0 D 27.50" 1915 John Taylor & Co F
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 of 3 c1899 Oak unidentified 6.A 3.1
Update log
16/11/2020 Tenor weighed on receipt at Matthew Higby & Co [Matthew Higby & Co records via Matthew Higby]
16/11/2020 4-6: wt amended to 'as received' value [Matthew Higby via 00014127]
20/05/2020 Nu1-Nu3: (pre tuning)details added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
15/05/2020 Bells removed: being rehung and augmented to 6 [Matthew Higby via e-mail]