Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael, Clapton in Gordano, Somerset
Place Clapton in Gordano
S Michael
Grid Ref ST467735
Lat, Long 51.45820, -2.76761Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode BS20 7RQ
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.45870, -2.76725
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Ownership Churches Conservation Trust
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 6-0-15 in A♭See below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Updates 12/09/2019: PN info added [TimJ (REMRKS246; info G Wyatt) via e-mail]
Ring of 6, tenor 6-0-15 in A♭
TowerBase 1170View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 2017 by Local labour/guild/assn
Tuned 2017
Tenor 6-0-15 (687 lb or 312 kg) in A♭ (809.3Hz)
Practice Fri (during BST only)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-0-1 1359.5 F 26.57" 1897 Llewellins & James Y N
2 4-1-3 1212.6 E♭ 28.19" 1897 Llewellins & James Y N
3 4-2-9 1082.2 D♭ 29.49" 1897 Llewellins & James Y N
4 4-3-26 1014.4 C 30.24" c1599† Henry Jeffries R Y
5 5-1-9 906.8 B♭ 32.32" c1599† Bristol foundry R Y
6 6-0-15 809.3 A♭ 34.25" 1618† Roger I Purdue R Y
Sanctus 1cwt 16.00" c1330† ? (unidentified) Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1897 Cast iron Llewellins & James 8.3.A.e NonStd