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Place Rimpton
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST610218
Lat, Long 50.99476, -2.55660 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BA22 8AE
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 6813
Bells 3 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 6cwt (~670lb or ~300kg) in C (1030.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2b,3 of 3

Rimpton, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3½cwt 1204.0 D 26.39" 1657† Robert II Austen R 8
2 4½cwt 1116.0 Db 29.63" 1824 John Kingston R 8
3 6cwt 1030.0 C 33.00" 1899 Llewellins & James Y N
Source: CD Dorset pp858,912,932; CBC; L&J list; M Higby; GWM(Som); TimJ

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 03/07/2013