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Place Templecombe
Blessed Virgin Mary
or Abbas Combe
Grid Ref ST708226
Lat, Long 51.00253, -2.41666 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BA8 0HG
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 4944 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 2015 by Loughborough Bellfoundry
Tuned 2015
Tenor 10-3-2 (1206lb or 547kg) in F (687.7Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Tue (alt)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information PN alternates with Horsington
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=TEMPLECOMB
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association


Templecombe, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Bells Hide Details
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 Bb 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
Source: M Smith; CBC; GWM(Som); C Pickford(CJND); P Mason(JT)

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 21/12/2015