Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Durston, Somerset
Place Durston
S John Bapt
Grid Ref ST290281
Lat, Long 51.04791, -3.01292Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode TA3 5AG
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
Rings 5, tenor 8 cwt in A♯See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=DURSTON
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 5, tenor 8 cwt in A♯
TowerBase 1603View Felstead peals
Bells 5Edit details
Tenor 8 cwt (~900 lb or ~410 kg) in A♯ (949.5Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Tuning: 2-6 of 12
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 1893 Timber unidentified