Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Holy Cross, Thornfalcon, Somerset
Place Thornfalcon
Holy Cross
Grid Ref ST283239
Lat, Long 51.01008, -3.02306Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode TA3 5NP
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 5, tenor 7 cwt in ASee below
Frames 2See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=THORNFALCO
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 5, tenor 7 cwt in A
TowerBase 4979View Felstead peals
Bells 5Edit details
Tenor 7 cwt (~780 lb or ~360 kg) in A (873.0Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-0-0 1333.0 E 26.50" 1904 Mears & Stainbank
2 4-0-16 1185.0 D 27.75" 1904 Mears & Stainbank
3 5cwt 1119.0 C♯ 29.00" 1609† George Purdue R
4 6cwt 979.0 B 31.50" 1683 Thomas Purdue R
5 7cwt 873.0 A 33.50" 1683 Thomas Purdue R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 3,4,5 c1799 Oak unidentified 3.
1A 1,2 1904 Oak & cast iron Thomas Doble