Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Symondsbury, Dorset
Place Symondsbury
S John Bapt
Grid Ref SY445936
Postcode DT6 6HB
Lat, Long 50.73954, -2.78787Locate 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, tenor 14 cwt in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Ring of 6, tenor 14 cwt in F♯
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 14 cwt (~1570 lb or ~710 kg) in F♯ (740.0Hz)
Practice Fri
TowerBase 4906View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-22 1248.0 D♯ 28.50" 1926 Mears & Stainbank F
2 5½cwt 1074.0 C♯ 30.75" 1789 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie Y
3 6½cwt 998.0 B 33.00" 1789 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie Y
4 7cwt 945.0 A♯ 34.25" 1789 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie Y
5 9½cwt 850.0 G♯ 37.75" 1789 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R
6 14cwt 740.0 F♯ 42.50" 1809 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1926 Steel & cast iron Mears & Stainbank