Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Midsomer Norton, Somerset
Place Midsomer Norton
S John Bapt
Grid Ref ST662541
Lat, Long 51.28574, -2.48547Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode BA3 2HX
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 12, tenor 21-1-15 in E♭See below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=MIDSOMER+N
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 12, tenor 21-1-15 in E♭
TowerBase 3386View Felstead peals
Bells 12Edit details
Tenor 21-1-15 (2395 lb or 1086 kg) in E♭ (633.0Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-12 1920.0 B♭ 24.75" 1976 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 4-1-10 1712.0 A♭ 25.75" 1976 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 4-3-14 1611.0 G 26.75" 1976 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
4 5-2-2 1440.0 F 28.75" 1976 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
5 6-2-4 1283.0 E♭ 30.88" 1750† Thomas I Bilbie R
6 6-2-3 1209.0 D 31.50" 1750† Thomas I Bilbie R
7 7-0-27 1075.0 C 33.13" 1750† Thomas I Bilbie R
8 6-2-12 954.0 B♭ 33.38" 1623† Roger I Purdue R
9 7-3-16 849.0 A♭ 35.88" 1623† Roger I Purdue R
10 10-1-9 798.0 G 39.25" 1623† Roger I Purdue R
11 15-0-25 710.0 F 44.63" 1793 Thomas & James Bilbie R
12 21-1-15 633.0 E♭ 50.38" 1750 Thomas I Bilbie R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 3,4,6,7,9,10,11,12 1954 Cast iron John Taylor & Co
1 1,2,5,8 1897 [1976] Cast iron [Cast iron] John Taylor & Co [Whitechapel Bell Foundry]