Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael, Old Church, Honiton, Devon
Place Honiton, Old Church
S Michael
Shown in County Lists as Honiton, Old Ch
Grid Ref SY166999
Lat, Long 50.79282, -3.18344Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode EX14 9TE
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Lieutenancy area Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 22½ cwt in E♭See below
Frames 1See below
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]
Ring of 6, tenor 22½ cwt in E♭
TowerBase 2536View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 22½ cwt (~2520 lb or ~1140 kg) in E♭ (618.0Hz)
Additional information Church closed; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; only limited ringing allowed on front four only
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 B♭ 35.88" 1749 Thomas I Bilbie R 4
3 8cwt 829.5 A♭ 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 E♭ 49.25" 1749 Thomas I Bilbie Y N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1901 Oak Harry Stokes 6.D 8.3