Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Blessed Virgin Mary, West Buckland, Somerset
Place West Buckland
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST173204
Lat, Long 50.97772, -3.17899Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode TA21 9LZ
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 14-0-16 in ESee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=WEST+BUCKS
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 6, tenor 14-0-16 in E
TowerBase 5334View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 14-0-16 (1584 lb or 718 kg) in E (665.0Hz)
Practice Mon
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-15 1141.0 C♯ 30.50" 1902 Mears & Stainbank R
2 6-1-25 1013.5 B 32.50" 1902 Mears & Stainbank R
3 7-0-9 897.0 A 34.75" 1848 Charles & George Mears R
4 9-3-3 844.0 G♯ 39.75" 1848 Charles & George Mears R
5 12-0-13 750.0 F♯ 41.50" 1606† George Purdue R
6 14-0-16 665.0 E 44.50" 1629† Richard I Purdue R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1956 Cast iron John Taylor & Co