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Place Pilton
S John Bapt
Grid Ref ST588408
Lat, Long 51.16508, -2.59002 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BA4 4BE
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 3911 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1996 by Whites of Appleton
Tuned 1956
Tenor 17-2-0 (1960lb or 889kg) in E
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Practice Tue (exc 1st)
Also Simulator; toilet
Additional information PN alternates with Pylle
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association

Pilton, Somerset
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-23 E 28.00" 1998 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
2 5-0-7 D# 29.12" 1998 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
3 5-2-4 C# 31.13" 1726 William Cockey Y
4 5-3-2 B 32.75" 1726 William Cockey Y
5 8-2-2 A 36.13" 1956 Mears & Stainbank F
6 9-2-6 G# 38.25" 1761 Thomas I Bilbie Y
7 12-1-16 F# 41.88" 1785 William Bilbie Y
8 17-2-0 E 46.88" 1923 Llewellins & James F
Source: M Smith spsht; M Higby; A Moulder; N Bowden; GWM(Som)

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 03/01/2011