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Place Great Bedwyn
S Mary
Grid Ref SU277642
Lat, Long 51.37685, -1.60263 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode SN8 3UF
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County Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2093 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 28cwt (~3140lb or ~1420kg) in Db (566.5Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/marlborough/tower-100
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Updates 17/04/2019: 5th bell is broken [TimJ (info: Dave Kelly) via e-mail]


Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire
S Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6½cwt 935.5 Bb 33.88" 1671 Henry II Knight R
2 8cwt 852.0 Ab 36.25" 1671 Henry II Knight R
3 10cwt 774.0 Gb 38.75" 1671 Henry II Knight R
4 13cwt 726.0 F 41.63" 1671 Henry II Knight R
5 19cwt 637.0 Eb 47.50" 1656† William III Purdue & Nathaniel Bolter R
6 28cwt 566.5 Db 52.75" 1623† John Wallis R
Sanctus ½cwt 2620.5 E 13.88" 1741 John Cor Y
Source: GAD; Dove tenor wt; CBC; C Pickford(CJND,WofA); N Bowden;
TimJ(D Kelly)

Contributed by: George Dawson
Last updated: 17/04/2019