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Place Glastonbury
S Benedict
Shown in County Lists as Glastonbury, S Benedict
Grid Ref ST497388
Lat, Long 51.14656, -2.71982 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BA6 9NA
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2023 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1963 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1963
Tenor 11-1-11 (1271lb or 577kg) in F# (744.0Hz)
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Practice Thu (not always: check)
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=GLASTONBYB
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Updates 09/01/2019: Thu PN alternation suspended during S John reordering [TimJ (info: Brian Mountjoy) via e-mail]


Glastonbury, Somerset
S Benedict
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-10 1266.0 D# 28.38" 1885 Gillett & Co R
2 5-0-19 1140.0 C# 29.88" 1776 Thomas Pyke R
3 5-2-18 1010.0 B 31.50" 1776 Thomas Pyke R
4 7-1-17 948.0 A# 34.25" 1889 Gillett & Co R
5 9-1-15 838.0 G# 37.75" 1986 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
6 11-1-11 744.0 F# 41.75" 1885 Gillett & Co R
Source: Philip Denton(WBF twr notice); Bob Parker; GWM(Som)

Contributed by: Philip Denton
Last updated: 18/12/2011