Bell Ringing at St Thomas, Stourbridge

Bells 12

Tenor Weight 18-2-8

Practice Times Mondays 1930-2100

Sunday Service Ringing 0915-1000

Location SO900842 Lat/Lon 52.45575; -2.14843; Map

Peals Felstead Peals

Notes

Access to the ringing chamber is via the ground level external doorway in the north side of the tower and then up the 56-step spiral stone stairway. Lavatories are available in the adjacent Church Hall (if open) or in the adjoining Crystal Leisure Centre in Bell Street. No car parking in the churchyard please. Parking is available in High Street, Market Street and Drury Lane nearby or in the Victoria Street and Bell Street multi-storey car parks each within two minutes' walk of the church.

The church was built at the expense of the people of Stourbridge between 1728 and 1736 and is the only Grade I Listed Building in the Dudley Metropolitan District. The tower has contained a ring of bells since 1759.

The tower contains a ring of 12 with a flat 6th semitone bell. The 13 bells are all by Taylors of Loughborough, cast variously in 1928, 1935, 1969, 1982 and 1999.

Enquiries

All other matters relating to this Church such as Service times Weddings Funerals and Baptisms should be addressed to the local parish office. The telephone number and other details can be found via this link.

Aligned with Annual Report published April 2017