Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Higher Brixham, Brixham, Devon
Place Brixham, Higher Brixham
S Mary
or Higher Brixham
Grid Ref SX921551
Lat, Long 50.38601, -3.51901Locate 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
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Lieutenancy area Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 10, tenor 17-0-4 in ESee below
Frames 3See below
Also Toilet
Ring of 10, tenor 17-0-4 in E
TowerBase 752View Felstead peals
Bells 10Edit details
Overhauled 1954 by John Taylor & Co
1933 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 1933
Tenor 17-0-4 (1908 lb or 865 kg) in E (676.0Hz)
Practice Thu
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 2,3,4,5,7 Oak William Aggett and Sons 6.A
1A 8,9,10 Oak William Aggett and Sons 6.B
1B 1,6 1965 Steel Mears & Stainbank 8.1.B.c