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Place Clapton in Gordano
S Michael
Grid Ref ST467735
Lat, Long 51.45820, -2.76761 (Locate 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 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Somerset
Country England
Ownership Churches Conservation Trust
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 1170 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 2017 by Local labour/guild/assn
Tuned 2017
Tenor 6-0-15 (687lb or 312kg) in Ab (809.3Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Fri (during BST only)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Updates 12/09/2019: PN info added [TimJ (REMRKS246; info G Wyatt) via e-mail]


Clapton in Gordano, Somerset
S Michael
Bells Hide Details
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 Eb 28.19" 1897 Llewellins & James Y N
3 4-2-9 1082.2 Db 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 Bb 32.32" c1599† Bristol foundry R Y
6 6-0-15 809.3 Ab 34.25" 1618† Roger I Purdue R Y
Sanctus 1cwt 16.00" c1330† ? (unidentified) Y
Source: L&J list; CBC; CJND(Dorset p891); GWM(Som); P Denton; M Higby;
TimJ(REMRKS#258)

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 21/12/2019