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Place Wells
Cath Ch of S Andrew
Shown in County Lists as Wells Cath
Grid Ref ST551458
Lat, Long 51.21019, -2.64421 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BA5 2PA
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 5312 See Felstead Peals
Bells 10
Tenor 56-1-14 (6314lb or 2864kg) in C (520.0Hz)
Frames 2 (see below)
Practice Fri (1st: check)
Also Toilet
Additional information The heaviest ring of ten bells
URL http://www.wellsbells.org.uk
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association


Wells, Somerset
Cath Ch of S Andrew
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 7-3-12 1320.0 E 31.50" 1891 Mears & Stainbank R
2 9-0-2 1184.0 D 33.50" 1891 Mears & Stainbank R
3 10cwt 1046.0 C 36.25" 1757 Abel Rudhall R
4 10¾cwt 984.0 B 38.00" 1757 Abel Rudhall R
5 12½cwt 884.0 A 39.75" 1757 Abel Rudhall R
6 15-1-14 776.0 G 44.00" 1964 Mears & Stainbank F
7 20cwt 694.0 F 48.00" 1757 Abel Rudhall R
8 22-2-14 650.0 E 50.50" 1757 Abel Rudhall R
9 32-0-0 584.0 D 55.00" 1877 John Taylor & Co F
10 56-1-14 520.0 C 65.50" 1877 John Taylor & Co F
Angelus 4-3-18 1175.0 D 28.38" 2000 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
Service 7-1-2 985.0 B 33.00" 2000 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
Service 2 14-2-15 781.0 G 42.00" 2000 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
Clock1 1-1-10 17.00" 1881 Gillett,Bland & Co Y
Clock2 1-1-4 19.00" 1881 Gillett,Bland & Co Y
Clock3 17-2-7 47.00" 1865 G Mears & Co Y
Source: ADH; M Smith; M Higby; CJP; GWM(Som)

Contributed by: Andrew Higson
Last updated: 25/01/2012


Wells, Somerset
Cath Ch of S Andrew
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 1891 Cast iron Blackbourn & Greenleaf
2 1 1891 Cast iron Blackbourn & Greenleaf
Contributed by: John Baldwin; Matthew Higby
Last updated: 25/01/2012