Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset
Place Hatch Beauchamp
S John Bapt
Grid Ref ST305211
Lat, Long 50.98527, -2.99019Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode TA3 6AA
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.98215, -2.98974
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 5, tenor 5-3-9 in B♭See below
Frames 2See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=HATCH+BEAU
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 5, tenor 5-3-9 in B♭
TowerBase 2333View Felstead peals
Bells 5Edit details
Overhauled 1988 by Robert Parker
Tuned 1988
Tenor 5-3-9 (653 lb or 296 kg) in B♭ (919.0Hz)
Practice Mon (not always: check) 20:00
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-0-12 1372.0 F 25.00" 1951 Mears & Stainbank F
2 2-3-16 1226.0 E♭ 26.00" 1681 Thomas Purdue R 8
3 3-2-9 1156.0 D 27.38" 1622 George Purdue R 8
4 4-0-6 1023.5 C 29.25" c1499† Exeter foundry R 8
5 5-3-9 919.0 B♭ 33.50" 1804 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1 1951 Cast iron Mears & Stainbank
1 2,3,4,5 1843 Oak Robert Cattle