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Place Chard
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST322082
Lat, Long 50.86936, -2.96362 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode TA20 2DW
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 1009 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 2001 by Robert Parker
Tenor 20-0-15 (2255lb or 1023kg) in D (585.9Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Tue
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=CHARD
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association


Chard, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-0-21 1177.0 D 31.00" 1882 John Warner & Sons R
2 6-2-16 1101.5 C# 32.30" 1882 John Warner & Sons R
3 7-0-11 980.5 B 34.38" 1790 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
4 7-1-27 876.0 A 36.00" 1790 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
5 8-0-9 784.3 G 38.30" 1794 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
6 10-1-26 731.8 F# 41.30" 1790 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
7 12-3-24 654.3 E 44.25" 1790 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
8 20-0-15 585.9 D 50.83" 1790 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
Source: Martin Smith; David Kelly; Nick Bowden; GWM(Som)

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 28/11/2011