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Place Cerne Abbas
S Mary
Grid Ref ST665012
Lat, Long 50.80947, -2.47567 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode DT2 7JQ
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County Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 991 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1974 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1974
Tenor 13-0-8 (1464lb or 664kg) in F (704.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Thu 19:00
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/dorchester/tower-44
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild


Cerne Abbas, Dorset
S Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-13 1183.0 D 29.13" 1974 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
2 5-3-3 1056.0 C 31.38" 1762 Thomas II Bilbie R
3 6-0-23 944.0 Bb 33.38" 1974 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
4 6-2-17 888.0 A 34.88" 1762 Thomas II Bilbie R
5 8-2-0 794.0 G 36.63" 1747† William Knight R
6 13-0-8 704.0 F 43.50" 1974 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
Source: CJND(Dorset, p158); CBC; D Sloman

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 17/08/2016