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Place Aberavon
S Mary
or Port Talbot
Grid Ref SS762901
Lat, Long 51.59631, -3.78749 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode SA12 6DU
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Principal Area Neath Port Talbot
Country Wales
Diocese Llandaff
Church Church in Wales
Listed Gr II by Cadw
TowerBase 10 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 16-1-2 (1822lb or 826kg) in F# (725.3Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Mon (1st)
Additional information Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant; county books / pNBR info discrepant
Affiliation Llandaff and Monmouth Diocesan Assocation
Updates 21/07/2020: Heating installn wk complete: covid19 alone prevents ringing [Bob Hardy via e-mail]
21/02/2020: No ringing till Easter 2020: heating instlln prevents access [Bob Hardy (info ex L&M website) via e-mail]


Aberavon, Neath Port Talbot
S Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-11 1462.7 F# 26.25" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
2 4-2-14 1379.5 E# 27.00" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
3 5-1-1 1221.7 D# 29.00" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
4 6-1-8 1102.9 C# 31.00" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
5 7-0-14 981.9 B 33.50" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
6 8-3-6 930.8 A# 35.50" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
7 11-2-17 817.4 G# 39.25" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
8 16-1-2 725.3 F# 44.38" 1893 John Taylor & Co F
Source: A Wright's notes; A Bull(L&M bells); A Higson; D Sloman

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 08/04/2015