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Place Honiton, Old Church
S Michael
Shown in County Lists as Honiton, Old Ch
Grid Ref SY166999
Lat, Long 50.79282, -3.18344 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode EX14 9TE
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County Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 2536 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 22½cwt (~2520lb or ~1140kg) in Eb (618.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken; limited ringing now possible on front four (only); church closed
Affiliation Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Updates 24/03/2019: Flag added indicating ch closed (ringing still permitted) [TimJ (REMRKS242, quoting Neil Skelton) via e-mail]

Old Church, Honiton, Devon
S Michael
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 7-0-12 1076.5 *C 33.75" 1901 Mears & Stainbank D 4
2 8½cwt 937.0 Bb 35.88" 1749 Thomas I Bilbie R 4
3 8cwt 829.5 Ab 36.25" 1719 Thomas I Wroth Y N
4 10½cwt 779.0 G 39.50" 1753 Bayley & Street Y N
5 15¾cwt 704.0 F 44.88" 1761 Thomas Bayley Y N
6 22½cwt 618.0 Eb 49.25" 1749 Thomas I Bilbie Y N
Source: JGMS; T&B Devon; Dove tenor wt; D Sloman; J Clarke; D Kelly;

Contributed by: [John Scott]
Last updated: 12/02/2017