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Place Shapwick
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST417382
Lat, Long 51.14051, -2.83360 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode TA7 9NH
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 4308 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1938 by Loughborough Bellfoundry
Tenor 11-1-8 (1268lb or 575kg) in F (714.5Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Fri (2nd, 4th)
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=SHAPWICK+S
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association


Shapwick, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-0-27 1201.5 D 29.88" 1901 Mears & Stainbank D
2 5-0-5 1070.0 C 30.50" 1702† Thomas Knight Y
3 6-3-13 953.5 Bb 32.63" c1500† Thomas Gefferies Y
4 6-1-24 900.0 A 33.50" c1650† Robert II Austen Y
5 8-0-19 802.0 G 36.50" 1712 Edward Bilbie Y
6 11-1-8 714.5 F 40.88" 1712 Edward Bilbie Y
Source: M Smith spsht; CBC; A Higson; G Massey; CB Som; P Denton

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 09/09/2015