Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Black Torrington, Devon
Place Black Torrington
S Mary
Grid Ref SS464057
Lat, Long 50.83048, -4.18143Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode EX21 5PU
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Lieutenancy area Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 8-3-9 in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
Affiliations Devon Association
Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Ring of 6, tenor 8-3-9 in F♯
TowerBase 524View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 1924 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 1924
Tenor 8-3-9 (989 lb or 449 kg) in F♯ (724.0Hz)
Practice Wed
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1924 Cast iron Gillett & Johnston 8.3.C.e 6.1