Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael & All Angels, Lambourn, Berkshire
Place Lambourn
S Michael & All Angels
Grid Ref SU326789
Postcode RG17 8XX
Lat, Long 51.50864, -1.53155Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Berkshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 20-2-0 in DSee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.bellsnearnewbury.org.uk/towerlist
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 14437
Ring of 8, tenor 20-2-0 in D
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 20-2-0 (2296 lb or 1041 kg) in D (588.0 Hz)
Overhauled 2020 by Andrew Nicholson
1969 by Mears & Stainbank
Tuned 1969
TowerBase ID 2851View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-1-3 1204.0 D 30.00" 1804 James Wells R Y
2 6-0-7 1124.0 C♯ 31.00" 1742 Henry III Bagley R Y
3 7-1-12 992.0 B 34.00" 1639† ? John Wiseman R Y
4 8-3-5 884.0 A 37.00" 1637 Roger I Purdue R Y
5 10-0-17 788.0 G 40.00" 1892 John Warner & Sons R Y
6 10-2-24 740.0 F♯ 42.00" 1639† ? John Wiseman R Y
7 14-0-9 662.0 E 45.00" 1637 Roger I Purdue R Y
8 20-2-0 588.0 D 52.00" 1637 Roger I Purdue R Y
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1892 Cast iron John Warner & Sons 8.3.A.e 8.3
Update log
10/01/2021 5: canons updated; 1-8 turning added [Andrew Nicholson]
07/01/2021 1-3,6: welded and remaining bells refurbished and rehung. Work completed 2020 [Andrew Nicholson via Email]
15/02/2020 Restoration work has started: cracked bells to be welded [TimJ(#265 info B Laurie) via e-mail]
12/05/2019 1-8: nominal amended [Tim Jackson via 00013412]
10/05/2019 Significant cracks found in bells 1,2,3,6 [TimJ(REMRKS243) via e-mail]
10/05/2019 1,2,3,6: cracked [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
01/03/2019 Now designated as u/r; PN info removed [Jake Reid via e-mail]