Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Peter, Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset
Place Staple Fitzpaine
S Peter
Grid Ref ST263182
Postcode TA3 5SW
Lat, Long 50.95882, -3.04985Locate 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 I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 15 cwt in FSee below
Frames 2See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=STAPLE+FIT
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 6, tenor 15 cwt in F
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 15 cwt (~1680 lb or ~760 kg) in F (686.0Hz)
Practice Tue (not always: check) 20:00
Overhauled 1984 by Robert Parker
TowerBase 4679View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5¼cwt 1106.5 D 30.38" 1743 Thomas Bayley R
2 6¼cwt 1001.0 C 32.25" c1480† Exeter foundry R
3 6¾cwt 919.0 B♭ 33.50" 1670† ? R Apsey & Thomas Bickham R
4 8½cwt 856.5 A 37.00" 1590† Robert Wiseman R
5 10½cwt 773.5 G 40.00" 1665† Robert II Austen R
6 15cwt 686.0 F 44.50" 1803 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 2,3,4,5,6 1724† John Duck
1A 1 1984 Steel Robert Parker