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Place Leigh upon Mendip
S Giles
or Leigh on Mendip
Grid Ref ST692472
Lat, Long 51.22393, -2.44191 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BA3 5QJ
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2942 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 2019 by Matthew Higby
1910 by Llewellins & James
Tuned 2019
Tenor 10-3-9 (1213lb or 550kg) in F# (738.3Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Tue (exc 2nd)
Also Toilet
Additional information PN shared with Mells
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Updates 26/11/2019: Rehang and tuning project completed [TimJ (#255); Julian Back via e-mail]
24/11/2019: Tenor wt amended [TimJ (#254 info M Higby) via pNBR]
04/06/2019: Tenor wt not 12-1-5 [Matthew Higby ('as received' value prior to restn) via pNBR]
20/05/2019: Bells likely to be unavailable till ~mid Aug (rehang + tune) [Julian Back (Tower Captain) via e-mail]

Leigh upon Mendip, Somerset
S Giles
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-0-19 1238.9 D# 26.06" 1757 Thomas I Bilbie R Y
2 4-2-21 1105.3 C# 28.62" 1858 John Warner & Sons R Y
3 5-0-22 986.7 B 31.00" 1910 Llewellins & James F Y
4 5-2-3 925.9 A# 31.50" 1757 Thomas I Bilbie R Y
5 7-0-13 826.8 G# 35.44" 1757 Thomas I Bilbie R Y
6 10-3-9 738.3 F# 40.06" 1757 Thomas I Bilbie R Y
Source: C Pickford(Massey); GWM(Som); M Higby; TimJ(REMRKS254/255)

Contributed by: Chris Pickford
Last updated: 30/11/2019