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Place Hemington
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST727530
Lat, Long 51.27570, -2.39241
Postcode BA3 5XX
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Ownership Churches Conservation Trust
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2399 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6
Overhauled 1962 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 1962
Tenor 16-2-27 (1875lb or 850kg) in F (694.0Hz)
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Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=HEMINGTONS
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Updates 14/12/2019: Now vested in CCT rather than B&Wells diocese [TimJ (#257 info D Kelly and N Skelton) via e-mail]


Hemington, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-1-12 1167.0 D 29.00" 1962 John Taylor & Co F N
2 6-0-17 1040.0 C 32.13" 1760 Thomas I Bilbie Y 4
3 8-1-9 928.0 B♭ 35.00" c1480† ? Richard Thomas(formerly 'RT') Y 4
4 8-1-2 876.0 A 35.50" 1592† John Wallis Y 4
5 10-2-15 781.0 G 38.88" c1480† ? Bristol foundry Y 4
6 16-2-27 694.0 F 45.75" 1610† John Wallis Y 8
Source: M Smith; CBC; A Higson; M Higby

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 30/10/2017

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