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Place Brixham, Higher Brixham
S Mary
or Higher Brixham
Grid Ref SX921551
Lat, Long 50.38601, -3.51901 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode TQ5 9JY
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.38508, -3.51777 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 752 See Felstead Peals
Bells 10 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1954 by Loughborough Bellfoundry
1933 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 1933
Tenor 17-0-4 (1908lb or 865kg) in E (676.0Hz)
Frames 3 Show Details
Practice Thu
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Higher Brixham, Brixham, Devon
S Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-22 G# 25.75" 1965 Mears & Stainbank F N
2 5-0-7 F# 26.63" 1965 Mears & Stainbank F N
3 5-3-27 1352.0 E 29.00" 1933 Gillett & Johnston F N
4 6-1-20 1268.0 D# 29.88" 1933 Gillett & Johnston F N
5 6-3-26 1127.0 C# 32.00" 1787 John III & Christopher IV Pennington R
6 6-3-17 1014.0 B 33.63" 1767 Thomas II Bilbie R
7 7-2-26 901.0 A 35.63" 1767 Thomas II Bilbie R
8 8-2-27 845.0 G# 37.63" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
9 12-1-22 760.0 F# 40.50" 1933 Gillett & Johnston F N
10 17-0-4 676.0 E 45.13" 1973 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
Source: JGMS notes; D Sloman; A Higson; TimJ(J Hedgcock)

Contributed by: [John Scott]
Last updated: 17/08/2019