Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael & All Angels, Ledbury, Herefordshire
Place Ledbury
S Michael & All Angels
Grid Ref SO712377
Postcode HR8 1DR
Lat, Long 52.03724, -2.42009Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Herefordshire
Country England
Diocese Hereford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 10 (full circle ring), tenor 19-3-6 in E♭See below
Frames 2See below
URL http://www.bagleybells.co.uk/towers/herfs.htm#LEDBURY
Affiliation Hereford Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 14435
Ring of 10, tenor 19-3-6 in E♭
Bells 10 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 19-3-6 (2218 lb or 1006 kg) in E♭ (627.7 Hz)
Additional information Detached tower
Overhauled 2020 by Whites of Appleton
1951 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 2020
TowerBase ID 2925View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-0-11 1577.1 G 26.00" 2020 Westley Group F N
2 4-3-2 1409.9 F 27.31" 2020 Westley Group F N
3 4-3-13 1263.3 E♭ 27.75" 1690 Abraham I Rudhall R 8
4 5-1-13 1178.7 D 29.50" 2020 Westley Group F N
5 5-1-5 1051.3 C 30.06" 1706 Abraham I Rudhall R 8
6 6-3-19 939.6 B♭ 33.00" 1723 Abraham II Rudhall R 8
7 9-0-27 839.8 A♭ 36.50" 2020 Westley Group F N
8 9-0-23 786.0 G 37.75" 1690 Abraham I Rudhall R 8
9 12-3-5 703.0 F 42.38" 1699 Abraham I Rudhall R 8
10 19-3-6 627.7 E♭ 48.38" 1736 Abel Rudhall R 8
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 1951 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h 8.3
1A 2,3 2020 Cast iron Whites of Appleton 8.3.A.h NonStd
Update log
07/01/2021 Restoration and augmentation complete, try out 3 Dec 2020 [Tim Keyes, Ledbury via Youtube]
20/11/2020 1,2: frameid added; 3: frameid amended; [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
20/11/2020 fr1,fr1A: truss,layout added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
12/11/2020 Bells augmented to 10; ex(1,3,4,6-8) >> 3,5,6,8-10: wt (tenor 22-0-27 to 19-3-6),nominal (tenor 621.5Hz to 627.7Hz), diam amended, turning added; ex2,ex5: removed; 1,2: details added; 4,7: details replaced. Awaiting hanging. [Mark Walker, WoA via Email]
06/11/2020 fr1A: details added [Mark Walker via 00014092]
09/07/2020 Restoration work has started [Mark Walker (WofA) via e-mail]
21/02/2020 Intention to augment to 10 noted [TimJ (#266; C Kippin) via e-mail]