Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Andrew, Mells, Somerset
Place Mells
S Andrew
Grid Ref ST727492
Lat, Long 51.24211, -2.39140Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode BA11 3PW
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.24183, -2.39124
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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 26-2-23 in C♯See below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=MELLS
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 8, tenor 26-2-23 in C♯
TowerBase 3340View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 1924 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tenor 26-2-23 (2991 lb or 1357 kg) in C♯ (564.5Hz)
Practice Tue (2nd)
Additional information PN shared with Leigh on Mendip
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 7¼cwt 1136.0 C♯ 32.75" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R
2 8cwt 1085.0 B♯ 34.00" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R
3 9¾cwt 959.0 A♯ 37.25" 1745 Thomas I Bilbie R
4 9¾cwt 846.0 G♯ 36.75" 1716 Abraham I Rudhall R
5 13½cwt 767.0 F♯ 41.50" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R
6 15cwt 717.5 E♯ 43.00" 1788 William Bilbie R
7 20cwt 634.5 D♯ 48.00" 1717 Abraham I Rudhall R
8 26-2-23 564.5 C♯ 54.00" 1745 Thomas I Bilbie R
Sanctus 0-1-18 2250.0 C♯ 13.38" c1325† (unidentified) Y 4
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1840 Oak Jefferies & Price