Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Giles, Imber, Wiltshire
Place Imber
S Giles
Grid Ref ST965483
Lat, Long 51.23454, -2.05146Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.25770, -1.98835
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Lieutenancy area Wiltshire
Country England
Ownership Churches Conservation Trust
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 2-2-18 in ESee below
Frames 2See below
URL http://www.imberchurch.org.uk
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 15797
Ring of 6, tenor 2-2-18 in E
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 2-2-18 (298 lb or 135 kg) in E (1326.6 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Only limited ringing allowed; anticlockwise; No mains electricity
Overhauled 2010 by Matthew Higby
TowerBase ID 7093View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 0-3-16 2211.0 C♯ 15.87" c1900 John Taylor & Co F N
2 1-0-4 1988.0 B 17.00" 2003 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F N
3 1-1-10 1773.0 A 19.00" 1852 Charles & George Mears R N
4 1-3-5 1661.0 G♯ 21.00" 1878 Thomas C Lewis R N
5 2-0-16 1486.0 F♯ 22.00" 1888 Gillett & Co R N
6 2-2-18 1326.6 E 24.00" 1908 John Taylor & Co F N
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1 2010 Steel Matthew Higby 8.1.B
1 2,3,4,5,6 c1824 Timber unidentified 6.A 5.1
Update log
11/08/2020 Postcode removed as Imber doesn't have postcode. Visitors should not rely on any quoted [Neil Skelton via Email]
09/08/2020 Replacement tenor, details changed from 2-2-15, 1330Hz to 2-2-18, 1326.6Hz [Matthew Higby via Email]
07/08/2020 1-6: turning added; 6: wt,nom'l,diam,date,founder,canons amended [Matthew Higby via 00013935]