Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Blessed Virgin Mary, Chard, Somerset
Place Chard
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST322082
Postcode TA20 2DW
Lat, Long 50.86936, -2.96362Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 20-0-15 in DSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=CHARD
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 8, tenor 20-0-15 in D
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 20-0-15 (2255 lb or 1023 kg) in D (585.9Hz)
Practice Tue
Overhauled 2001 by Robert Parker
TowerBase 1009View Felstead peals
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 3 2001 Steel Robert Parker
1 1,2,4,5,6,7,8 2001 Steel Robert Parker