Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Blessed Virgin Mary, Shapwick, Somerset
Place Shapwick
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST417382
Postcode TA7 9NH
Lat, Long 51.14051, -2.83360Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 11-1-8 in FSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=SHAPWICK+S
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 6, tenor 11-1-8 in F
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 11-1-8 (1268 lb or 575 kg) in F (714.5Hz)
Practice Fri (2nd, 4th)
Overhauled 1938 by John Taylor & Co
TowerBase 4308View Felstead peals
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 B♭ 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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1938 Oak John Taylor & Co