Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Martin of Tours, Woolstone, Gloucestershire
Place Woolstone
S Martin of Tours
Grid Ref SO961302
Postcode GL52 9RG
Lat, Long 51.97063, -2.05817Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Gloucestershire
Country England
Diocese Gloucester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 4-3-8 in DSee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.bagleybells.co.uk/towers/glos.htm#WOOLSTONE
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 14056
Ring of 6, tenor 4-3-8 in D
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 4-3-8 (540 lb or 245 kg) in D (1152.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Sat (3rd)
TowerBase ID 5654View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 1-3-13 1962.0 B 19.50" 1974 John Taylor & Co F N
2 2-0-25 1742.0 A 21.00" 1974 John Taylor & Co F N
3 2-1-24 1555.0 G 22.38" 1974 John Taylor & Co F N
4 2-3-7 1467.0 F♯ 23.50" 1974 John Taylor & Co F N
5 3-3-16 1308.0 E 26.63" 1974 John Taylor & Co F N
6 4-3-8 1152.0 D 29.50" 1678† Tobias III Norris R Y
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1974 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h 6.1
Update log
05/09/2020 fr1: truss added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
04/08/2020 1-5: turning added [John Baldwin via database]
04/07/2019 PN amended (formerly Mon) [Simon Ridley (info from Tower Capt) via e-mail]