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Place Sparkford
S Mary Magd
Grid Ref ST608256
Lat, Long 51.02897, -2.55903 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BA22 7JZ
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 6849
Bells 3 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 7cwt (~780lb or ~360kg) in Bb (937.5Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4

Sparkford, Somerset
S Mary Magd
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4¾cwt 1151.0 Db 28.88" 1617† Robert Wiseman Y 4
2 5½cwt 1054.0 C 31.50" 1605† Richard I Purdue Y 4
3 7cwt 937.5 Bb 33.25" c1599† Bristol foundry R 4
Source: CBC; CD Dorset pp888,908; GMW(Som); Tim Jackson; Nick Bowden

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 06/07/2013