Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Blessed Virgin Mary, Bishops Lydeard, Somerset
Place Bishops Lydeard
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST167297
Postcode TA4 3AU
Lat, Long 51.06113, -3.18883Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 23-2-19 in E♭See below
Frames 3See below
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=BISHOPS+LY
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 8, tenor 23-2-19 in E♭
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 23-2-19 (2651 lb or 1202 kg) in E♭ (616.0Hz)
Additional information Ringing temporarily suspended
Overhauled 1994 by Eayre & Smith
TowerBase 506View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-2-3 1232.0 E♭ 31.25" 1776† Thomas Pyke R
2 6-3-25 1156.0 D 31.63" 1934 Gillett & Johnston F
3 7-1-4 1028.0 C 33.00" 1934 Gillett & Johnston F
4 9-0-26 924.0 B♭ 35.88" 1934 Gillett & Johnston F
5 10-1-23 820.0 A♭ 39.00" 1875 John Warner & Sons R
6 12-2-9 770.0 G 41.63" 1875 John Warner & Sons R
7 16-0-27 692.0 F 45.63" 1776† Thomas Pyke R
8 23-2-19 616.0 E♭ 51.50" 1776† Thomas Pyke R
Clock 8-0-22 921.5 B♭ 36.00" c1490† Robert Russell R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
8 Clock 1901 Oak & cast iron John Sully
2 2,6,7 1994 Steel & cast iron Eayre & Smith
1 1,3,4,5,8 1994 Steel & cast iron Eayre & Smith