Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Blessed Virgin Mary, Compton Dando, Somerset
Place Compton Dando
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST645646
Lat, Long 51.37981, -2.51070Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode BS39 4LB
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 14½ cwt in FSee below
Frames 2See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=COMPTON+DA
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 6, tenor 14½ cwt in F
TowerBase 1284View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 1930 by John Taylor & Co
Tenor 14½ cwt (~1620 lb or ~740 kg) in F (714.0Hz)
Practice Mon (not always: check)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-8 1204.5 D 29.00" 1930 John Taylor & Co F
2 5½cwt 1073.0 C 30.75" 1617 Roger I Purdue R
3 5¾cwt 959.0 B♭ 32.00" 1617 Roger I Purdue R
4 7½cwt 898.0 A 35.00" c1450† ? Bristol foundry Y
5 11cwt 788.5 G 39.50" 1618 Roger I Purdue R
6 14½cwt 714.0 F 43.00" 1618 Roger I Purdue R
Sanctus 12.00" 1655† I F (? John Fathers) Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 Sanctus unidentified
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1930 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C 6.1