Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Milburga, Stoke St Milborough, Shropshire
Place Stoke St Milborough
S Milburga
Grid Ref SO566822
Postcode SY8 2EJ
Lat, Long 52.43688, -2.63948Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Shropshire
Country England
Diocese Hereford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 12-1-11 in GSee below
4 (chime)See below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.stmilburga.co.uk/
Affiliation Hereford Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 15014
Ring of 8, tenor 12-1-11 in G
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 12-1-11 (1383 lb or 627 kg) in G (765.0 Hz)
Also Simulator
Practice Tue
Additional information Cast in Italy designed and tuned by UK contractor
TowerBase ID 6094View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-1-9 1534.0 G 24.25" 2019 Allanconi pp M Higby & Co F N
2 3-1-19 1438.2 F♯ 24.88" 2019 Allanconi pp M Higby & Co F N
3 3-2-23 1283.3 E 26.26" 2019 Allanconi pp M Higby & Co F N
4 4-0-21 1145.3 D 27.95" 2019 Allanconi pp M Higby & Co F N
5 5-0-25 1022.4 C 30.47" 2019 Allanconi pp M Higby & Co F N
6 6-1-8 959.4 B 32.40" 2019 Allanconi pp M Higby & Co F N
7 8-3-11 856.7 A 36.10" 2019 Allanconi pp M Higby & Co F N
8 12-1-11 765.0 G 40.43" 2019 Allanconi pp M Higby & Co F N
Chime of 4
Bells 4 (chime)Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-3-6 1080.0 C♯ 31.38" 1622 William Clibury Y N
2 6-3-24 961.0 B 34.25" 1637 Thomas I Clibury Y N
3 8-2-6 909.0 A♯ 36.38" 1637 Thomas I Clibury Y N
4 10-0-7 808.0 G♯ 39.50" 1637 Thomas I Clibury Y N
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Service 2-3-26 1444.0 F♯ 23.88" 1999 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F N
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1,2,3,4,Service of other bells 1637 Oak unidentified 5.L 4.2
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 of 8 1999 Steel John Taylor & Co 8.1.B.a 8.3
Update log
26/09/2020 fr2: truss added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
05/09/2020 fr1: truss,layout added; fr2: layout added; 1-8: frameid amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
19/08/2020 Work to the ringing peal is complete and have been test rung. Work to chime bells ongoing. [Matthew Higby via Email]
08/07/2020 Restoration work has started in the tower [TimJ info M Higby (#291) via e-mail]
04/07/2020 ex2,ex3,ex8,Svc: removed; ex1 >> Svc; ex4-ex7 >> c1-c4 [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
31/05/2020 Nu1-Nu7,8: canons,turning added; frameid amended; [Matthew Higby via 00013789]
31/05/2020 ex1-ex8: turning added,frameid amended; Sct: t'ing,frameid added [Matthew Higby via 00013789]
30/05/2020 (Replacement) tenor is no longer 16-2-21 in F# [Matthew Higby via e-mail]
30/05/2020 1-8: renamed ex1-ex8; Nu1-Nu8: details added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
11/01/2020 Replacement ring now cast and awaiting fittings production [TimJ(#259 info Matthew Higby) via e-mail]
29/05/2019 Presence of simulator noted [Tower webpage via JCB]
28/05/2019 URL amended [Ashley Smith (pp Henry Lewis, Tower Captain) via e-mail]