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Place Shipton Gorge
S Martin
Grid Ref SY497914
Lat, Long 50.72057, -2.71260 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode DT6 4TA
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County Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 4370 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1996 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1996
Tenor 4-3-24 (556lb or 252kg) in C (1067.5Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Tue 19:00
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/west-dorset/tower-211
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild


Shipton Gorge, Dorset
S Martin
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 2-2-11 1793.5 A 22.00" 1996 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
2 2-2-27 1598.0 G 23.13" 1996 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
3 3-1-19 1424.5 F 25.00" 1910 John Warner & Sons Y
4 3-2-21 1343.0 E 26.00" 1910 John Warner & Sons Y
5 4-0-3 1195.0 D 27.75" 1665 Thomas Purdue Y
6 4-3-24 1067.5 C 30.13" 1910 John Warner & Sons Y
Source: CJND(Dorset, p609); Bill Hibbert(PGD)

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 18/04/2011