Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire
Place Great Bedwyn
S Mary
Grid Ref SU277642
Lat, Long 51.37685, -1.60263Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode SN8 3UF
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Lieutenancy area Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 28 cwt in D♭See below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Updates 17/04/2019: 5th bell is broken [TimJ (info: Dave Kelly) via e-mail]
Ring of 6, tenor 28 cwt in D♭
TowerBase 2093View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 28 cwt (~3140 lb or ~1420 kg) in D♭ (566.5Hz)
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6½cwt 935.5 B♭ 33.88" 1671 Henry II Knight R
2 8cwt 852.0 A♭ 36.25" 1671 Henry II Knight R
3 10cwt 774.0 G♭ 38.75" 1671 Henry II Knight R
4 13cwt 726.0 F 41.63" 1671 Henry II Knight R
5 19cwt 637.0 E♭ 47.50" 1656† William III Purdue & Nathaniel Bolter R
6 28cwt 566.5 D♭ 52.75" 1623† John Wallis R
Sanctus ½cwt 2620.5 E 13.88" 1741 John Cor Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,Sanctus 1853 Timber unidentified