Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Blessed Virgin Mary, Moorlinch, Somerset
Place Moorlinch
Blessed Virgin Mary
or Moorlynch
Grid Ref ST397368
Lat, Long 51.12801, -2.86179Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode TA7 9BY
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 18-1-16 in D♯See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=MOORLINCH
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Updates 16/11/2020: Tenor weight revised from 19-1-13 (which was the cast weight) [WBF records via David Sloman]
Ring of 6, tenor 18-1-16 in D♯
TowerBase 3444View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 18-1-16 (2060 lb or 934 kg) in D♯ (617.0Hz)
Practice Fri
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information County books / pNBR info discrepant; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 8-0-23 C 34.00" 1719† Edward Bilbie Y
2 7-2-11 B♭ 35.00" 1924 Mears & Stainbank F
3 9-3-9 A♭ 39.00" 1985 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
4 10-1-19 G 40.00" 1924 Mears & Stainbank F
5 12-3-18 F 44.00" 1801† Isaac Kingston R
6 18-1-16 617.0 E♭ 48.50" 1924 Mears & Stainbank F
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1924 Teak Mears & Stainbank