Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Keysoe, Bedfordshire
Place Keysoe
S Mary V
Grid Ref TL073624
Postcode MK44 2HW
Lat, Long 52.25010, -0.42849Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Bedfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 5 (full circle ring), tenor 14¼ cwt in ESee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
Affiliation Bedfordshire Association
Dove tower ID 16176
Ring of 5, tenor 14¼ cwt in E
Bells 5 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 14¼ cwt (~1600 lb or ~720 kg) in E (664.5 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
TowerBase ID 2735View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 <6-2-10 1003.5 B 32.88" 1840 Thomas II Mears R 4
2 <8-0-0 873.5 A 35.00" 1755 Joseph Eayre R 4
3 10-1-5 835.0 G♯ 38.13" 1897 John Taylor & Co F N
4 13-0-7 750.0 F♯ 42.13" 1897 John Taylor & Co F N
5 <14-1-9 664.5 E 44.75" 1772 Edward Arnold R 4
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 1897 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.e 5.1
Update log
20/01/2019 Tenor wt of 14-1-9 was prior to canon removal [Chris Pickford via pNBR]
20/01/2019 1:5 nominal added; 1,2,5: wt amended [Chris Pickford via 00013247]