Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Cath Ch of S Francis Xavier, Adelaide, South Australia
Place Adelaide
Cath Ch of S Francis Xavier
Shown in County Lists as Adelaide RC Cath
Lat, Long -34.92883, 138.60127Locate using Google Map or OpenStreetMap
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State South Australia
Country Australia
Archdiocese Adelaide
Church Roman Catholic Church
Rings 12 (full circle ring), tenor 28-2-1 in D♭See below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 3See below
URL http://www.anzab.org.au/towers.php?tower=SFX
Affiliation Australian and New Zealand Association
Dove tower ID 15785
Ring of 12, tenor 28-2-1 in D♭
Bells 12 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 28-2-1 (3193 lb or 1448 kg) in D♭ (565.5 Hz)
Additional information Also hung for ringing: 2♯; only limited ringing allowed - call ahead
Overhauled 1996 by Local labour/guild/assn
Tuned 1996
TowerBase ID 5988View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-0-25 1704.0 A♭ 26.50" 1995 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 5-2-7 1515.5 G♭ 27.75" 1995 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 5-3-9 1432.0 F 28.50" 1995 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
4 5-3-23 1275.5 E♭ 30.00" 1995 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
5 6-1-23 1139.5 D♭ 31.75" 1881 Mears & Stainbank R U
6 6-2-20 1078.0 C 32.00" 1881 Mears & Stainbank R U
7 7-1-23 963.0 B♭ 34.50" 1881 Mears & Stainbank R U
8 8-3-18 849.5 A♭ 37.88" 1881 Mears & Stainbank R U
9 10-3-21 757.5 G♭ 40.63" 1881 Mears & Stainbank R U
10 12-2-5 715.0 F 42.88" 1881 Mears & Stainbank R U
11 17-0-15 635.5 E♭ 47.13" 1881 Mears & Stainbank R U
12 28-2-1 565.5 D♭ 53.50" 1992 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2♯ 5-0-19 1603.1 G 27.00" 1995 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Service 38-3-7 565.5 D♭ 60.63" 1867 John Murphy Y
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
9 Service Local labour/guild/assn
2 4,6,8,2# of 12 1996 Steel Local labour/guild/assn
1 1,2,3,5,7,9,10,11,12 of 12 1996 Steel Local labour/guild/assn
Update log
16/10/2020 1-12,2#: turning added [[James Hedgcock] via 00014063]