Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Peter, Thornton, Leicestershire
Place Thornton
S Peter
Grid Ref SK468076
Postcode LE67 1AA
Lat, Long 52.66467, -1.30916Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Leicestershire
Country England
Diocese Leicester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 8-2-7 in GSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
Affiliation Leicester Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 13347
Ring of 6, tenor 8-2-7 in G
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 8-2-7 (959 lb or 435 kg) in G (790.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Mon
TowerBase ID 7301View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-18 1328.0 E 27.40" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
2 4-3-11 1185.4 D 29.50" 1866 John Taylor & Co R Y
3 5-0-9 1056.1 C 30.30" 1907 John Warner & Sons R Y
4 6-1-20 995.0 B 32.13" 1939 John Taylor & Co F N
5 7-2-23 886.5 A 34.50" 1939 John Taylor & Co F N
6 8-2-7 790.0 G 38.00" 1757 Thomas I Hedderly R
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 4,5,6 1939 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h 3.1
1A 1,2,3 2019 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h NonStd
Update log
14/04/2020 1-5: turning added; 2,3: canon info added [D Paul Mason via 00013679]
14/04/2020 1-3: frameid added; fr1A: details added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
24/01/2020 1: wt,nominal,diam added; 3: diam amended; [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
24/01/2020 2,3: wt,nominal amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
21/12/2019 Augmentation to 6 completed and roping no longer linear [TimJ (#258 per D Kelly) via e-mail]
31/10/2019 fr1: material amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
24/07/2019 Nu2,Nu3: details added [David Kelly via e-mail]
18/01/2019 Proposal to augment > 6 noted [Keltek RW2019/55 via e-mail]