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Place Swainswick
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST756684
Lat, Long 51.41419, -2.35157 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BA1 8DA
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 4875 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1973 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1973
Tenor 6-2-21 (749lb or 340kg) in A (883.0Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Thu 19:00
Also Ground floor ringing chamber; toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=SWAINSWICK
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association


Swainswick, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-16 1487.0 F# 25.75" 1846 Charles & George Mears R
2 3-0-20 1323.0 E 26.50" 1846 Charles & George Mears R
3 3-3-20 1180.0 D 28.38" 1846 Charles & George Mears R
4 4-1-26 1112.0 C# 30.00" 1846 Charles & George Mears R
5 5-2-7 990.5 B 31.88" 1846 Charles & George Mears R
6 6-2-21 883.0 A 35.63" 1846 Charles & George Mears R
Source: Martin Smith spsht; Dove tenor wt; David Kelly; GWM(Som)

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 18/01/2012