Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Morchard Bishop, Devon
Place Morchard Bishop
S Mary
Grid Ref SS772074
Lat, Long 50.85386, -3.74460Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode EX17 6PJ
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Lieutenancy area Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 15 cwt in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Devon Association
Ring of 6, tenor 15 cwt in F♯
TowerBase 3446View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 15 cwt (~1680 lb or ~760 kg) in F♯ (725.0Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 1226.5 D♯ 29.50" 1897 Mears & Stainbank Y
2 1095.5 C♯ 31.38" 1788 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie Y
3 982.5 B 33.13" 1742 William Evans Y
4 <8-1-16 912.0 A♯ 35.75" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
5 798.5 G♯ 39.25" 1743 William Evans R
6 15cwt 725.0 F♯ 44.13" 1724 Evan II & William Evans R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 c1900 Cast iron Thomas Blackbourn 8.3.A.g 8.3