Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Peter, Marksbury, Somerset
Place Marksbury
S Peter
Grid Ref ST666623
Postcode BA2 9HG
Lat, Long 51.35891, -2.48052Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 9-0-9 in GSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=MARKSBURY
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 12974
Ring of 6, tenor 9-0-9 in G
Bells 6 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 9-0-9 (1017 lb or 461 kg) in G (797.8 Hz)
Additional information Unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way
TowerBase ID 3283View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-8 1341.0 E 28.00" 1782† William Bilbie R 4
2 4-1-2 1177.5 D 28.50" 1782† William Bilbie R 4
3 4-3-12 1071.0 C 29.75" 1782† William Bilbie R 4
4 5-1-13 1010.5 B 31.00" 1782† William Bilbie R 4
5 6-3-7 887.0 A 34.25" 1782† William Bilbie R 4
6 9-0-9 797.8 G 38.35" 1820 Thomas II Mears R 4
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 c1907 Oak Llewellins & James
Update log
30/05/2020 Tenor wt amended (tuned) from 9-3-8 [TimJ(#284) via e-mail]
30/05/2020 6: wt,diam,nominal amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
15/02/2020 Project on hold: fundraising as new frame required [TimJ(#265 info Matthew Higby) via e-mail]
09/08/2019 Tenor wt amended from ~10cwt to 'as received' value [Ben Kipling via pNBR]
09/08/2019 1-6: wt amended(>'as received' value) [Benjamin Kipling via 00013540]