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Place Thornbury
S Mary V
Grid Ref ST633906
Lat, Long 51.61315, -2.53028
Postcode BS35 1HQ
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Lieutenancy area Gloucestershire
Country England
Diocese Gloucester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 4982 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8
Overhauled 1996 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1996
Tenor 18-2-19 (2091lb or 948kg) in D♯ (606.0Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Tue
Also Toilet
Additional information Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz)
URL http://www.thornburycofe.org.uk/Bells.html
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Updates 24/11/2019: Ring is tuned to OCP key of D [TimJ (#254 info N Taylor) via pNBR]
11/09/2019: URL replaced: thornburybells.wordpress.com [TimJ (REMRKS246 info R Shipp) via e-mail]


Thornbury, Gloucestershire
S Mary V
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-3-10 1212.0 D♯ 30.06" 1996 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 6-0-10 1144.0 C𝄪 30.94" 1938 Mears & Stainbank F N
3 6-1-24 1018.5 B♯ 31.88" 1828 John Rudhall R 8
4 7-1-2 908.0 A♯ 34.75" 1698 Abraham I Rudhall R 8
5 8-1-20 809.0 G♯ 37.63" 1788 John Rudhall R 8
6 11-1-19 763.2 F𝄪 40.31" 1828 John Rudhall R 8
7 13-3-7 680.5 E♯ 44.31" 1698 Abraham I Rudhall R 8
8 18-2-19 606.0 D♯ 49.31" 1717 Abraham I Rudhall R 8
Source: Twr website(01/04/06); N Bowden; TimJ(REMRKS254); N Taylor

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 15/03/2020

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