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Place Charminster
S Mary V
Grid Ref SY679927
Lat, Long 50.73302, -2.45603 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode DT2 9QR
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County Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 1023 See Felstead Peals
Bells 10 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 2007 by Hayward Mills Associates
Tenor 14-3-8 (1660lb or 753kg) in F (693.0Hz)
Frames 3 Show Details
Practice Thu
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/dorchester/tower-46
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild


Charminster, Dorset
S Mary V
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-17 1733.0 A 24.00" 1981 John Taylor & Co (Bellfounders) Ltd F N
2 3-3-9 1548.5 G 25.00" 1981 John Taylor & Co (Bellfounders) Ltd F N
3 4-2-10 1384.0 F 26.38" 1961 John Taylor & Co F N
4 5-1-3 1305.0 E 28.38" 1961 John Taylor & Co F N
5 5-2-12 1161.0 D 30.00" 1933 Mears & Stainbank F N
6 6-0-23 1037.0 C 31.38" 2008 Taylors,Eayre & Smith F N
7 7-0-22 922.0 Bb 33.50" 1987 John Taylor & Co (Bellfounders) Ltd F N
8 8-0-14 870.0 A 35.38" 2008 Taylors,Eayre & Smith F N
9 11-2-22 778.5 G 41.75" 1867 John Taylor & Co R
10 14-3-8 693.0 F 44.25" 1952 Mears & Stainbank F N
Service 7-0-5 950.0 Bb 33.63" c1575† William I Purdue R
Unused 7-0-19 1043.5 C 32.63" 1663 Thomas Purdue R
Source: C Dalton(Dorset); CBC; GAD; A Higson; W Hibbert; P Mason;
D Sloman; TimJ(J Hedgcock)

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 06/07/2019