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Place Black Torrington
S Mary
Grid Ref SS464057
Lat, Long 50.83048, -4.18143 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode EX21 5PU
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County Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 524 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1924 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 1924
Tenor 8-3-9 (989lb or 449kg) in F# (724.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Wed
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Affiliations Devon Association
Guild of Devonshire Ringers


Black Torrington, Devon
S Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-0-26 1208.0 D# 27.75" 1772 J III,C IV & W Pennington & Co R
2 4-1-20 1088.0 C# 29.00" 1772 J III,C IV & W Pennington & Co R
3 4-3-10 964.0 B 30.50" 1772 J III,C IV & W Pennington & Co R
4 5-1-10 904.0 A# 32.63" 1856 Charles & George Mears R
5 6-2-23 816.0 G# 36.00" 1772 J III,C IV & W Pennington & Co R
6 8-3-9 724.0 F# 39.75" 1855 Charles & George Mears R
Source: JGMS notes; D Sloman; C Pickford; J Clarke; TimJ(AAJB)

Contributed by: [John Scott]
Last updated: 24/05/2014