Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Blessed Virgin Mary, Hemington, Somerset
Place Hemington
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST727530
Lat, Long 51.27570, -2.39241Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode BA3 5XX
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Ownership Churches Conservation Trust
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 16-2-27 in FSee below
Frames 1See below
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]
Ring of 6, tenor 16-2-27 in F
TowerBase 2399View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 1962 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 1962
Tenor 16-2-27 (1875 lb or 850 kg) in F (694.0Hz)
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1962 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A NonStd