Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Biddisham, Somerset
Place Biddisham
S John Bapt
Grid Ref ST381534
Lat, Long 51.27668, -2.88766Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode BS26 2RH
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 4, tenor 8 cwt in ASee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=BIDDISHAM
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 4, tenor 8 cwt in A
TowerBase 465View Felstead peals
Bells 4Edit details
Tenor 8 cwt (~900 lb or ~410 kg) in A (865.5Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4¾cwt 1175.5 D 28.75" 1609† Richard I Purdue R 4
2 5cwt 1057.5 C♯ 29.25" 1628† Richard I Purdue R 4
3 6cwt 956.5 B 32.00" 1628† Richard I Purdue R 4
4 8cwt 865.5 A 36.00" 1628† Richard I Purdue R 4
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4 c1699 Oak unidentified 6.A 4.3