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Place Rockbeare
S Mary
Grid Ref SY020952
Lat, Long 50.74873, -3.39028 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode EX5 2EF
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County Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 6490 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 12cwt (~1340lb or ~610kg) in G (780.5Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Treble hung for lever chiming; unringable; not well in tune


Rockbeare, Devon
S Mary
Bells Hide Details
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
Source: JGMS records; Dove tenor wt; TimJ(AAJB); N Bowden

Contributed by: [John Scott]
Last updated: 22/07/2015