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Place West Knoyle
S Mary V
Grid Ref ST859326
Lat, Long 51.09329, -2.20192 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BA12 6AG
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Lieutenancy area Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 5357 See Felstead Peals
Bells 5 U/R | Supply Details
Tenor 12cwt (~1340lb or ~610kg) in G (781.5Hz)
Frames 1 (see below)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; not well in tune
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/mere/tower-253
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild


West Knoyle, Wiltshire
S Mary V
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5cwt 1158.0 D 28.38" 1665† Thomas Purdue R 4
2 5½cwt 1057.0 C 30.00" 1605 John Wallis Y N
3 6-0-20 962.5 B 32.75" 1887 Mears & Stainbank Y N
4 9cwt 853.5 A 37.00" 1671 John II Lott Y 4
5 12cwt 781.5 G 40.25" 1661† John I Lott R 4
Source: GAD; Dove tenor wt; CBC; M Chester; D Sloman(WBF); TimJ;
C Pickford(CJND)

Contributed by: George Dawson
Last updated: 11/02/2019


West Knoyle, Wiltshire
S Mary V
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 Timber unidentified 6.A 5.1
Contributed by: Mike Chester
Last updated: 07/11/2015