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Place West Down
S Calixtus
Grid Ref SS516420
Lat, Long 51.15828, -4.12307 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode EX34 8NQ
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Lieutenancy area Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 5343 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 | Supply Details
Overhauled 1934 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 1934
Tenor 8-2-3 (955lb or 433kg) in A♭ (828.0Hz)
Frames 1 (see below)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Affiliation Devon Association


West Down, Devon
S Calixtus
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-6 1380.0 F 27.50" 1879 Llewellins & James R 4
2 4-0-22 1244.0 E♭ 28.38" 1795 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
3 4-1-9 1104.0 D♭ 29.00" 1795 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
4 4-2-6 1036.0 C 29.88" 1795 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
5 5-2-17 932.0 B♭ 33.13" 1795 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
6 8-2-3 828.0 A♭ 37.75" 1795 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R 4
Clock 14.00" 1714 Y
Source: JGMS notes; D Sloman; J Clarke; TimJ(AAJB)

Contributed by: [John Scott]
Last updated: 21/02/2017


West Down, Devon
S Calixtus
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1935 Cast iron Gillett & Johnston 8.3.A.m 6.14?
Contributed by: James Clarke
Last updated: 23/07/2010