Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Bishopstone, Wiltshire
Place Bishopstone
S Mary V
Shown in County Lists as Bishopstone (SU28)
Grid Ref SU243837
Lat, Long 51.55184, -1.65010Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode SN6 8PY
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.55249, -1.65076
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Lieutenancy area Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Bristol
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 19-2-19 in ESee below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Ring of 8, tenor 19-2-19 in E
TowerBase 514View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 19-2-19 (2203 lb or 999 kg) in E (671.1Hz)
Practice Thu (2nd, 4th)
Additional information PN alternates with Ashbury
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-0-18 1351.8 E 29.75" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
2 6-1-19 1263.4 D♯ 30.63" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
3 7-1-19 1125.8 C♯ 33.00" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
4 8-1-16 1012.1 B 35.25" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
5 9-2-24 903.7 A 38.00" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
6 11-1-2 839.9 G♯ 40.13" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
7 14-3-12 744.9 F♯ 43.75" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
8 19-2-19 671.1 E 48.75" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
Sanctus 1-0-22 1934.0 B 18.00" 1928 John Taylor & Co F N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 Sanctus 2008 Steel Whites of Appleton
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1891 Cast iron Blackbourn & Greenleaf 8.3.A.e 8.3