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Place Buckhorn Weston
S John Bapt
Grid Ref ST756247
Lat, Long 51.02132, -2.34814 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode SP8 5HS
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County Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 817 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 2020 by Matthew Higby
Tenor 11-1-6 (1266lb or 574kg) in G (792.6Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/mere/tower-36
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Updates 21/04/2020: Restoration / installation work complete [TimJ(#276) / Matthew Higby via e-mail]
26/02/2020: Tenor replaced by one ex Keltek (so no longer 8-3-10) [Matthew Higby via pNBR]
04/06/2019: Tenor wt amended (from ~9.5cwt to 'as received' value) [Matthew Higby via pNBR]
17/04/2019: Bells now out for restoration [Matthew Higby via e-mail]
13/03/2019: 4/6 is now u/r due to broken gudgeon [Matthew Higby via e-mail]


Buckhorn Weston, Dorset
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-0-25 1322.7 E 24.52" 1886 John Warner & Sons R Y
2 4-0-16 1185.7 D 26.37" 1925 Alfred Bowell F Y
3 4-2-19 1059.2 C 28.34" 1845 Edward (Jefferies & Price pp) Cockey R Y
4 6-2-10 994.1 B 32.95" 1602 John Wallis Y Y
5 7-2-4 887.1 A 36.22" c1499† (unidentified) R Y
6 11-1-6 792.6 G 40.67" 1887 Mears & Stainbank R Y
ex2 4-0-1 1165.0 D 27.00" 1727 William Knight Y N
ex6 8-3-10 790.0 G 37.38" 1727 William Knight R Y
Source: CJND(Dorset); CBC; D Sloman; TimJ(D Kelly;#276); M Higby

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 21/04/2020