Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Blessed Virgin Mary, Ilminster, Somerset
Place Ilminster
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST360145
Lat, Long 50.92704, -2.91168Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode TA19 0DA
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 22-3-9 in C♯See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=ILMINSTER
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 8, tenor 22-3-9 in C♯
TowerBase 2648View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 1995 by Andrew Nicholson
Tenor 22-3-9 (2557 lb or 1160 kg) in C♯ (538.5Hz)
Practice Wed (alt: check)
Additional information PN alternates with Ilton
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1902 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.e 8.3