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Place Durston
S John Bapt
Grid Ref ST290281
Lat, Long 51.04791, -3.01292 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode TA3 5AG
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
TowerBase 1603 See Felstead Peals
Bells 5 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 8cwt (~900lb or ~410kg) in A# (949.5Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Tuning: 2-6 of 12
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=DURSTON
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association


Durston, Somerset
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4cwt 1345.0 E 26.00" 1892 Llewellins & James
2 5cwt 1285.0 D# 26.50" 1768 Thomas Bayley R
3 5½cwt 1124.0 C# 28.75" 1633 Richard I Purdue R
4 6½cwt 1001.0 B 31.75" 1821 John Kingston R
5 8cwt 949.5 A# 33.00" 1765 Thomas Bayley R
Source: G&J list; CD Dorset p889,931,932; GWM(Som); Nick Bowden

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 28/04/2013