Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Spetisbury, Dorset
Place Spetisbury
S John Bapt
Grid Ref ST909029
Postcode DT11 9DF
Lat, Long 50.82573, -2.13013Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 17 cwt in ESee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/east-dorset/tower-219
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 11550
Ring of 6, tenor 17 cwt in E
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 17 cwt (~1900 lb or ~860 kg) in E (663.5 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Wed
TowerBase ID 4530View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-1-11 1106.0 C♯ 30.00" 1962 Mears & Stainbank F
2 5-2-0 993.5 B 31.25" 1912 Gillett & Johnston F
3 7 cwt 882.0 A 34.38" 1751† William Elery R
4 <9-0-14 840.0 G♯ 37.38" 1895 Mears & Stainbank R
5 <11-1-23 744.5 F♯ 41.00" 1895 Mears & Stainbank R
6 17 cwt 663.5 E 44.75" 1626† John Dawton R
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1977 Steel Arthur Fidler
Update log
Last updated: 22/07/2006