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Place Mells
S Andrew
Grid Ref ST727492
Lat, Long 51.24211, -2.39140 (Locate 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 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 3340 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1924 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tenor 26-2-23 (2991lb or 1357kg) in C# (564.5Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Tue (2nd)
Also Toilet
Additional information PN shared with Leigh on Mendip
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=MELLS
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association


Mells, Somerset
S Andrew
Bells Hide Details
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
Source: B Willetts(M Barton); CBC; D Kelly; M Higby; GWM(Som)

Contributed by: Ben Willetts
Last updated: 24/06/2013