Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Peter, Ruthin, Denbighshire
Place Ruthin
S Peter
or Rhuthun
Grid Ref SJ123583
Postcode LL15 1AD
Lat, Long 53.11543, -3.31059Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Principal area Denbighshire
Preserved county Clwyd
Country Wales
Diocese St Asaph
Church Church in Wales
Listed Gr I by Cadw
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 16-0-17 in ESee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation North Wales Association
Dove tower ID 16703
Ring of 8, tenor 16-0-17 in E
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 16-0-17 (1809 lb or 821 kg) in E (656.8 Hz)
Practice Wed 18:00
Overhauled 2019 by John Taylor & Co
TowerBase ID 4185View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-20 1317.9 E 27.75" 1889 James Barwell R Y
2 5-1-16 1237.4 D♯ 29.25" 1889 James Barwell R Y
3 6-3-3 1105.6 C♯ 33.50" 1843 John Taylor Y Y
4 7-0-14 986.4 B 34.10" 1843 John Taylor Y Y
5 7-3-1 876.4 A 36.50" 1843 John Taylor Y Y
6 8-3-23 826.2 G♯ 38.50" 1843 John Taylor Y Y
7 11-3-11 739.2 F♯ 41.34" 1843 John Taylor Y Y
8 16-0-17 656.8 E 46.85" 1843 John Taylor Y Y
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Fire 0-2-27 1985.0 B 15.63" 1733 Luke Ashton Y Y
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 Fire 2019 Steel John Taylor & Co 8.1.E
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 of 8 2019 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.e 8.3
Update log
04/04/2020 fr1: material amended,truss,layout added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
24/01/2020 fr2: truss added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
27/10/2019 Restoration work completed; PN info added (18:00-19:30) [TimJ(REMRKS250 info P Furniss) via e-mail]
27/10/2019 1,2: canon info amended [John Baldwin via database]
08/10/2019 Barwell 1889 frame completely removed [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
25/07/2019 Tenor wt amended (to 'as received' value prior to restn wk) [Paul Mason (JTco) via pNBR]
05/07/2019 Fire: nominal added,note amended [D Paul Mason via 00013509]
05/07/2019 fr2 >> fr3; fr2(new): details added [D Paul Mason via 00013509]
04/07/2019 Fire: wt amended; fr1: replaced [D Paul Mason via 00013506]
03/07/2019 5 now welded > 'cracked bell' flag removed [Paul Mason via pNBR]
03/07/2019 1-8: wt,nom'l,turning amended; 1,2: frameid amended; 5: welded [D Paul Mason via 00013498]
03/07/2019 4,7,8: diam amended; Fire: frameid added,turning amended [D Paul Mason via 00013498]