Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Blessed Virgin Mary, Templecombe, Somerset
Place Templecombe
Blessed Virgin Mary
or Abbas Combe
Grid Ref ST708226
Postcode BA8 0HG
Lat, Long 51.00253, -2.41666Locate 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 II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 10-3-2 in FSee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=TEMPLECOMB
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 6, tenor 10-3-2 in F
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 10-3-2 (1206 lb or 547 kg) in F (687.7Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Tue (alt)
Additional information PN alternates with Horsington
Overhauled 2015 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 2015
TowerBase 4944View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-0-7 1156.5 D 28.00" 1891 Mears & Stainbank Y 8
2 4-1-7 1030.3 C 28.50" 1656 Thomas Purdue Y 8
3 4-3-25 917.9 B♭ 30.25" 1736 Thomas I Bilbie Y 8
4 5-3-7 866.4 A 33.75" 1736 Thomas I Bilbie Y 8
5 7-1-1 771.9 G 36.00" 1656 Thomas Purdue Y 8
6 10-3-2 687.7 F 40.50" c1400† Salisbury foundry Y 8
Clock 1¼cwt 18.00" c1762 Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1891 [1934] Oak & wrought iron [Cast iron] Mears & Stainbank [Mears & Stainbank]