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Place Compton Dando
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST645646
Lat, Long 51.37981, -2.51070 (Locate 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
TowerBase 1284 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 | Supply Details
Overhauled 1930 by John Taylor & Co
Tenor 14½cwt (~1620lb or ~740kg) in F (714.0Hz)
Frames 2 (see below)
Practice Mon (not always: check)
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=COMPTON+DA
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association


Compton Dando, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Bells Hide Details
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
Source: M Smith; DK; CBC; Dove tenor wt; ADH; P Denton; R Backhurst

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 03/07/2010


Compton Dando, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1930 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C 6.1
2 Sanctus unidentified
Contributed by: Andrew Higson
Last updated: 12/06/2009