Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Rockbeare, Devon
Place Rockbeare
S Mary
Grid Ref SY020952
Postcode EX5 2EF
Lat, Long 50.74873, -3.39028Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6 U/R, tenor 12 cwt in GSee below
Frames 2See below
Ring of 6, tenor 12 cwt in G
Bells 6 U/REdit details
Tenor 12 cwt (~1340 lb or ~610 kg) in G (780.5Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information One bell (or more) from ring hung for swing chiming with levers: treble; unringable; not well in tune
TowerBase 6490View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-11 1308.0 E 27.00" 1921 Gillett & Johnston F
2 1194.5 D 28.50" 1787† George Davis Y
3 1046.0 C 30.00" 1663† John II Pennington Y
4 951.5 B 33.00" 1761† Thomas II Bilbie Y
5 868.5 A 36.13" 1767† John III & Fitzantony II Pennington Y
6 12cwt 780.5 G 40.25" 1613† William II Purdue Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 3 1921 Steel unidentified
1 1,2,4,5,6 c1799 Timber (unidentified)