Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Ashendon, Buckinghamshire
Place Ashendon
S Mary
Grid Ref SP705142
Postcode HP18 0HX
Lat, Long 51.82204, -0.97855Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Buckinghamshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 5 cwt in BSee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 2See below
Dove tower ID 13399
Ring of 3, tenor 5 cwt in B
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 5 cwt (~560 lb or ~250 kg) in B
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; No stays or sliders on 1,2
TowerBase ID 6930
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3¾ cwt D♯ 25.75" 1633 Robert Atton Y N
2 4¾ cwt C♯ 28.25" 1658 Henry I Bagley Y N
3 5 cwt B 31.50" 1658 Henry I Bagley Y N
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Sanctus ½ cwt D 14.50" 1658 Henry I Bagley Y N
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 Sanctus Timber unidentified 2.A
1 1,2,3 of 3 c1750 Timber ? Local labour/guild/assn 6.A 3.1
Update log
17/05/2020 Absence of stay and slider on 1,2 noted [TimJ(#281) via e-mail]
18/04/2019 Tenor (and other bells') note added [Matthw Smith (Bucks BB) via JCB]
18/04/2019 all: turning,canons,frameid,note added; frame info added [John Baldwin via database]