Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
The Black Bull Inn, Frosterley, Durham
Place Frosterley
The Black Bull Inn
Shown in County Lists as Frosterley, Black Bull Inn
Grid Ref NZ023369
Postcode DL13 2SL
Lat, Long 54.72741, -1.96486Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Durham
Country England
Ownership Private Ownership
Rings 12 (full circle ring), tenor 0-2-21 in E♭See below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.blackbullfrosterley.com
Affiliation Durham and Newcastle Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 14543
Ring of 12, tenor 0-2-21 in E♭
Bells 12 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 0-2-21 (77 lb or 35 kg) in E♭
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Ringing temporarily suspended
Overhauled 2011 by Matthew Higby
TowerBase ID 7741View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 0-0-18 B♭ 7.50" 2011 Bowditch & Higby F N
2 0-0-19 A♭ 7.56" 2011 Bowditch & Higby F N
3 0-0-18 G 7.56" 2011 Bowditch & Higby F N
4 0-0-18 F 8.06" 2011 Bowditch & Higby F N
5 0-0-19 E♭ 8.31" 2011 Bowditch & Higby F N
6 0-0-19 D 8.38" 2011 Bowditch & Higby F N
7 0-0-24 C 9.13" 2011 Bowditch & Higby F N
8 0-0-27 B♭ 9.69" 2011 Bowditch & Higby F N
9 0-1-5 A♭ 10.75" 2011 Bowditch & Higby F N
10 0-1-6 G 11.00" 2011 Bowditch & Higby F N
11 0-1-15 F 11.69" 2011 Bowditch & Higby F N
12 0-2-21 E♭ 14.13" 2011 Bowditch & Higby F N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 2011 Steel Matthew Higby 8.1.A.b NonStd
Update log
10/01/2021 Ringing temporarily suspended (for non-COVID reasons) [Duncan Davis, owner via Tim Jackson]
03/05/2020 1-12: turning,frameid added; fr1: details added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]