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Place Chew Magna
S Andrew
Grid Ref ST576632
Lat, Long 51.36659, -2.60906 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BS40 8RE
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 1080 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 28-1-12 (3176lb or 1441kg) in C# (541.0Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Tue (1st, 3rd)
Also Toilet
Additional information Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz)
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=CHEW+MAGNA
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Updates 23/10/2019: Tue PN now 1,3 [TimJ (REMRKS249 info J Stewart, Tower Capt) via e-mail]


Chew Magna, Somerset
S Andrew
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 8-0-27 1082.5 C# 33.88" 1928 Mears & Stainbank R
2 8-1-6 1021.5 B# 34.75" 1928 Mears & Stainbank R
3 9-2-3 904.0 A# 36.75" c1811 Thomas & James Bilbie Y
4 9-1-22 809.0 G# 38.00" 1735 Thomas I Bilbie Y
5 11-2-25 719.0 F# 41.75" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
6 14-0-8 675.0 E# 44.25" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
7 20-0-18 609.5 D# 49.75" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
8 28-1-12 541.0 C# 56.50" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
Source: M Smith(twr;RW1986/267;C Pickford); N Taylor; D Bryant;
GWM(Som); D Kelly; M Higby(WBF)

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 01/10/2018