Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Great Witcombe, Gloucestershire
Place Great Witcombe
S Mary
Grid Ref SO910147
Lat, Long 51.83169, -2.13132Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode GL3 4TT
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Lieutenancy area Gloucestershire
Country England
Diocese Gloucester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 6-2-20 in ASee below
Frames 2See below
URL http://www.bagleybells.co.uk/towers/glos.htm#GREAT_WITC
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Ring of 6, tenor 6-2-20 in A
TowerBase 2173View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 1928 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 1928
Tenor 6-2-20 (748 lb or 339 kg) in A (888.0Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 2-2-8 1480.0 F♯ 24.25" 1777 Thomas Rudhall R 4
2 3-0-13 1332.0 E 25.00" 1901 John Taylor & Co F 4
3 3-2-23 1184.0 D 27.00" 1901 John Taylor & Co F 4
4 4-1-22 1112.0 C♯ 28.50" 1901 John Taylor & Co F 4
5 5-3-13 1000.0 B 31.50" 1901 John Taylor & Co F 4
6 6-2-20 888.0 A 34.63" 1630 John I Pennington ('IP') R 4
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1,2,3,4 1928 Cast iron Gillett & Johnston
1 5,6 1928 Cast iron Gillett & Johnston