Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Strensham, Worcestershire
Place Strensham
S John Bapt
Grid Ref SO910406
Postcode WR8 9LW
Lat, Long 52.06390, -2.13172Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 52.05909, -2.14362
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Lieutenancy area Worcestershire
Country England
Ownership Churches Conservation Trust
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 11-0-8 in GSee below
Frames 3See below
URL http://www.wdcra.org.uk/strens.htm
Affiliation Worcestershire and Districts Association
Dove tower ID 15577
Ring of 8, tenor 11-0-8 in G
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 11-0-8 (1240 lb or 562 kg) in G (785.0 Hz)
Additional information County books / pNBR info discrepant
Tuned 2018
TowerBase ID 4822View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-1-11 1574.0 G 23.74" 1979 John Taylor & Co (Bellfounders) Ltd F N
2 3-3-8 1480.0 F♯ 25.39" 1979 John Taylor & Co (Bellfounders) Ltd F N
3 3-3-23 1317.0 E 26.50" 1911 John Taylor & Co F N
4 4-0-19 1178.6 D 27.69" 1705 Abraham I Rudhall R Y
5 4-3-5 1047.8 C 28.75" 1704 Abraham I Rudhall R Y
6 5-1-21 988.6 B 31.75" 1705 Abraham I Rudhall R Y
7 7-3-11 884.0 A 35.50" 1911 John Taylor & Co F N
8 11-0-8 785.0 G 39.50" 1911 John Taylor & Co F N
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 4,5,6,7,8 c1552†
[1704]
Oak unidentified 5.L 5.3 D
1A 2,3 1911
[2019]
Oak John Taylor & Co
[Matthew Higby]
5.L 6.12
1B 1 2019 Steel Matthew Higby 8.1.A.a
Update log
07/12/2019 1,2: turning,frameid added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
07/12/2019 fr1: truss added,material,layout,date amended,mod date amended; [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
07/12/2019 fr1A: truss,mod maker,layout,mod date added,material amended; [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
07/12/2019 fr1B: info added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
30/11/2019 Restoration and augmentation to 8 complete [TimJ (#255 info D Bagley) via e-mail]
30/11/2019 3,7,8: turning added; 1,2: canon info added; [Tim Jackson via e-mail]