Dove's Guide Cover Picture Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Place Marksbury
S Peter
Grid Ref ST666623
Lat, Long 51.35891, -2.48052
Postcode BA2 9HG
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 3283 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below)
Tenor 9-0-9 (1017lb or 461kg) in G (797.8Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Toilet
Additional information Unringable; restoration work under way
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=MARKSBURY
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Updates 30/05/2020: Tenor wt amended (tuned) from 9-3-8 [TimJ(#284) 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]


Marksbury, Somerset
S Peter
Bells Hide Details
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
Source: D Kelly; JGMS/GAD(AMB); P Denton(twr info); GWM(Som); B Kipling
M Higby(CBC); TimJ(#284)

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 30/05/2020

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