Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire
Place Chesterton
S Michael
Shown in County Lists as Chesterton (TL19)
Grid Ref TL126954
Postcode PE7 3UB
Lat, Long 52.54514, -0.34052Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 52.54384, -0.33896
View on Google MapEdit details
Lieutenancy area Cambridgeshire
Country England
Diocese Ely
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 8 cwt in B♭See below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 13488
Ring of 3, tenor 8 cwt in B♭
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 8 cwt (~900 lb or ~410 kg) in B♭ (938.5 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1-3 of 4
TowerBase ID 6877
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 1130.0 D♭ 30.00" 1621 Tobias I Norris Y
2 1043.0 C 32.00" c1450† London ('Balcombe shield') Y
3 8 cwt 938.5 B♭ 34.00" c1450† Roger Landen Y
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 c1621 Oak unidentified 6.B 3.1
Update log
12/04/2020 1-3: frameid added; fr1: details added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]