Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Cath Ch of S Michael & S George, Makhanda, Eastern Cape
Place Makhanda
Cath Ch of S Michael & S George
or Grahamstown
Shown in County Lists as Makhanda Cath
Lat, Long -33.31018, 26.52671Locate using Google Map or OpenStreetMap
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Province Eastern Cape
Country South Africa
Church Other Anglican Church
Rings 10 (full circle ring), tenor 25 cwt in E♭See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.grahamstowncathedral.org/
Affiliation South African Guild
Dove tower ID 16186
Ring of 10, tenor 25 cwt in E♭
Bells 10 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 25 cwt (~2800 lb or ~1270 kg) in E♭ (610.0 Hz)
Practice Tue 17:00
Overhauled 1994
TowerBase ID 5961View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-19 1561.0 G 27.60" 1996 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 6-1-3 1390.0 F 29.30" 1996 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 <7-0-14 1239.5 E♭ 31.50" 1878 John Warner & Sons R N
4 <7-1-17 1161.5 D 32.00" 1878 John Warner & Sons R N
5 <7-2-24 1038.0 C 34.00" 1878 John Warner & Sons R N
6 <9-3-10 915.5 B♭ 36.75" 1878 John Warner & Sons R N
7 <13-2-27 820.0 A♭ 40.75" 1878 John Warner & Sons R N
8 <15-1-14 770.5 G 43.20" 1878 John Warner & Sons R N
9 <18-3-19 683.5 F 47.00" 1878 John Warner & Sons R N
10 <25-2-15 610.0 E♭ 52.00" 1878 John Warner & Sons R N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 1993 Steel Locally manufactured
Update log
17/09/2020 3-10: (pre canon removal) wt amended [Martin Smith via e-mail]
01/09/2020 Revised tenor weight, noting that canons were removed since it was weighed [Martin Smith at al via Email]
29/08/2020 1-10: turning added [[James Hedgcock] via 00013959]
24/08/2020 fr1: date amended [Martin Smith via e-mail]
22/04/2019 PN changed (from Thu) [David Baverstock via e-mail]
13/03/2019 Placename changed: formerly Grahamstown [TimJ (info: R Roberts, chairman SA Guild) via e-mail]