Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Blessed Virgin Mary, Swainswick, Somerset
Place Swainswick
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST756684
Lat, Long 51.41419, -2.35157Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode BA1 8DA
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 6-2-21 in ASee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=SWAINSWICK
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 6, tenor 6-2-21 in A
TowerBase 4875View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 1973 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tuned 1973
Tenor 6-2-21 (749 lb or 340 kg) in A (883.0Hz)
Practice Thu 19:00
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 2,5 1973 Steel Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
1 1,3,4,6 1973 Steel Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd