Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael, Farndish, Bedfordshire
Place Farndish
S Michael
Grid Ref SP927637
Postcode NN29 7HJ
Lat, Long 52.26377, -0.64186Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Bedfordshire
Country England
Ownership Churches Conservation Trust
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 5 cwt in DSee below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 15529
Ring of 3, tenor 5 cwt in D
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 5 cwt (~560 lb or ~250 kg) in D (1188.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line
TowerBase ID 7521
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 2¾ cwt 1532.0 F♯ 22.63" 1663 Christopher Graye Y N
2 3¼ cwt 1323.5 E 25.50" 1625 James Keene Y N
3 5 cwt 1188.0 D 27.25" 1597† Watts (generic) Y N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 c1700 Oak unidentified 6.H 3.1
Update log
14/06/2020 3: founder amended [Chris Pickford via 00013813]