Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Aberavon, Neath Port Talbot
Place Aberavon
S Mary
or Port Talbot
Grid Ref SS762901
Postcode SA12 6DU
Lat, Long 51.59631, -3.78749Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Principal area Neath Port Talbot
Preserved county West Glamorgan
Country Wales
Diocese Llandaff
Church Church in Wales
Listed Gr II by Cadw
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 16-1-2 in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Llandaff and Monmouth Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 15542
Ring of 8, tenor 16-1-2 in F♯
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 16-1-2 (1822 lb or 826 kg) in F♯ (725.3 Hz)
Practice Mon (1st)
Additional information County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant
TowerBase ID 10View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-11 1462.7 F♯ 26.25" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
2 4-2-14 1379.5 E♯ 27.00" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
3 5-1-1 1221.7 D♯ 29.00" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
4 6-1-8 1102.9 C♯ 31.00" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
5 7-0-14 981.9 B 33.50" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
6 8-3-6 930.8 A♯ 35.50" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
7 11-2-17 817.4 G♯ 39.25" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
8 16-1-2 725.3 F♯ 44.38" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1893 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h
Update log
21/07/2020 Heating installn wk complete: covid19 alone prevents ringing [Bob Hardy via e-mail]
21/02/2020 No ringing till Easter 2020: heating instlln prevents access [Bob Hardy (info ex L&M website) via e-mail]