Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary Major, Ilchester, Somerset
Place Ilchester
S Mary Major
Grid Ref ST522226
Lat, Long 51.00093, -2.68197Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode BA22 8LL
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 5, tenor 11-3-4 in FSee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=ILCHESTER
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 5, tenor 11-3-4 in F
TowerBase 2639View Felstead peals
Bells 5Edit details
Overhauled 1938 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 1938
Tenor 11-3-4 (1320 lb or 599 kg) in F (704.0Hz)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-3-12 1056.0 C 31.06" 1938 Gillett & Johnston F
2 5-2-1 939.0 B♭ 32.31" 1854 Charles & George Mears R
3 7-0-16 878.0 A 34.38" 1612† Robert Wiseman Y
4 8-3-18 792.0 G 38.00" 1783 William Bilbie R
5 11-3-4 704.0 F 40.94" 1609 Richard I Purdue Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 1938 Cast iron Gillett & Johnston 5.11