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Place Hatch Beauchamp
S John Bapt
Grid Ref ST305211
Lat, Long 50.98527, -2.99019 (Locate 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 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2333 See Felstead Peals
Bells 5 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1988 by Robert Parker
Tuned 1988
Tenor 5-3-9 (653lb or 296kg) in Bb (919.0Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Mon (not always: check) 20:00
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=HATCH+BEAU
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association


Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
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 Eb 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 Bb 33.50" 1804 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
Source: CJND(Dorset); CBC; B Parker; GWM(Som); D Kelly

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 17/11/2017