Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Wilfrid, Grappenhall, Cheshire
Place Grappenhall
S Wilfrid
Grid Ref SJ639862
Postcode WA4 3EP
Lat, Long 53.37230, -2.54361Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Cheshire
Country England
Diocese Chester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 10 (full circle ring), tenor 10-3-17 in GSee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://stwilfridschurch.org.uk/church-groups/bellringers/
Affiliation Chester Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 15508
Ring of 10, tenor 10-3-17 in G
Bells 10 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 10-3-17 (1221 lb or 554 kg) in G (784.0 Hz)
Practice Wed
TowerBase ID 2076View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-0-10 1975.0 B 22.40" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
2 3-0-17 1760.0 A 23.00" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
3 3-0-23 1568.0 G 23.90" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
4 3-0-26 1480.0 F♯ 24.40" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
5 3-2-10 1318.5 E 25.90" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
6 4-1-15 1174.7 D 28.00" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
7 5-2-10 1046.5 C 30.40" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
8 6-1-3 987.8 B 31.90" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
9 8-2-13 880.0 A 35.40" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
10 10-3-17 784.0 G 39.00" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
ex3 4-0-24 1243.0 D♯ 27.25" 1700† Henry II Bagley R 4
ex4 5-0-4 1109.0 C♯ 29.75" 1700† Henry II Bagley R 4
ex6 7-0-12 869.0 A 34.25" 1700† Henry II Bagley R 4
ex7 10-0-18 785.0 G 38.80" 1700† Henry II Bagley R 4
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 of 10 2019 Steel John Taylor & Co
Update log
06/08/2019 Restoration work inferred complete: bells rung [TimJ (info: BellBoard id#1297685) via e-mail]
05/07/2019 ex(3,4,6,7): wt,nominal amended,frameid added; ex7: diam amended [D Paul Mason via 00013510]
10/06/2019 New ring has tenor of 10-3-17 in G [Paul Mason(JTco) via pNBR]
10/06/2019 1-10: details added; fr1: details amended [D Paul Mason via 00013449]
10/06/2019 C19th bells scrapped; four Bagley bells rehung dead [D Paul Mason via 00013449]
08/06/2019 C19th bells scrapped; four Bagley bells being rehung dead [Paul Mason (JT) via e-mail]
07/01/2019 Wk has started on replacing ring & frame (6 mths duration) [Nick Thomson, Ringing Master via e-mail]