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Place Backwell
S Andrew
Grid Ref ST493683
Lat, Long 51.41171, -2.73039 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BS48 3JB
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 245 See Felstead Peals
Bells 10
Overhauled 2018 by John Taylor & Co
1901 by John Taylor & Co
Tenor 17-3-9 (1997lb or 906kg) in E♭ (609.5Hz)
Frames 2 (see below)
Practice Wed
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=BACKWELL
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association


Backwell, Somerset
S Andrew
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-0-5 1536.4 G 26.73" 2017 John Taylor & Co F N
2 5-1-2 1366.9 F 28.00" 2017 John Taylor & Co F N
3 5-1-22 1222.0 E♭ 29.00" 1938 John Taylor & Co F
4 5-2-20 1148.5 D 30.00" 1938 John Taylor & Co F
5 6-0-8 1020.0 C 33.00" 1820 Thomas II Mears R
6 6-2-27 912.0 B♭ 33.88" 1540† Henry Jeffries R
7 9-2-19 811.0 A♭ 38.00" 1901 John Taylor & Co F
8 7-2-25 763.0 G 38.13" 1820 Thomas II Mears R
9 13-3-5 683.0 F 44.00" 1758† William Evans R
10 17-3-9 609.5 E♭ 48.00" 1758† William Evans R
Source: J Taylor; JCB; CBC; A Bull(JT;RW); A Higson; C Pickford;
P Mason(JTco)

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 17/07/2018


Backwell, Somerset
S Andrew
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,3,5,6,8,9,10 1901 [2018] Cast iron John Taylor & Co [John Taylor & Co]
2 2,4,7 1938 [2018] Cast iron John Taylor & Co [John Taylor & Co]
Contributed by: Andrew Higson
Last updated: 16/07/2018