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Place Ilminster
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST360145
Lat, Long 50.92704, -2.91168 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode TA19 0DA
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2648 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1995 by Andrew Nicholson
Tenor 22-3-9 (2557lb or 1160kg) in C# (538.5Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Wed (alt: check)
Additional information PN alternates with Ilton
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=ILMINSTER
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association


Ilminster, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-1-12 1083.0 C# 31.50" 1907 John Taylor & Co F
2 6-1-20 1021.5 B# 32.25" 1907 John Taylor & Co F
3 8-1-15 910.5 A# 36.75" 1861 John Warner & Sons R
4 8-2-11 810.5 G# 37.00" 1611 George Purdue R
5 11-0-7 719.5 F# 41.25" 1790 William Bilbie R
6 14-3-20 677.0 E# 44.75" 1614 George Purdue R
7 19-3-11 608.5 D# 48.50" 1902 John Taylor & Co F
8 22-3-9 538.5 C# 54.00" 1732 Thomas I Bilbie R
Source: M Smith; GWM(Som); J Pease; TimJ(REMRKS269)

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 14/03/2020