Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Andrew, Preston, Weymouth, Dorset
Place Weymouth, Preston
S Andrew
or Preston
Shown in County Lists as Weymouth, Preston
Grid Ref SY705829
Postcode DT3 6RR
Lat, Long 50.64561, -2.41753Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.64590, -2.41732
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 12-1-9 in F♯See below
Other bellsSee below
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/dorchester/tower-189
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 11951
Ring of 8, tenor 12-1-9 in F♯
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 12-1-9 (1381 lb or 626 kg) in F♯ (745.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Mon
TowerBase ID 3987View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-27 1490.0 F♯ 25.10" 2005 Taylors, Eayre & Smith F
2 3-2-15 1406.0 E♯ 25.60" 2005 Taylors, Eayre & Smith F
3 4-3-2 1251.0 D♯ 28.20" 1952 Mears & Stainbank F
4 5-0-9 1115.0 C♯ 30.50" 1952 Mears & Stainbank F
5 6-2-18 994.0 B 32.40" 2005 Taylors, Eayre & Smith F
6 6-0-20 936.0 A♯ 34.10" 1911 Mears & Stainbank F
7 8-2-6 835.0 G♯ 38.00" 1911 Mears & Stainbank F
8 12-1-9 745.0 F♯ 42.20" 1629† Robert I Austen R
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Sanctus 6-3-12 1004.0 B 32.50" 1671 Thomas Purdue R
Update log
21/08/2020 Work started to rope circle and clappers completed [Paul Mason, JT&Co via Email]
04/08/2020 Improvements to rope circle and clappers [David Potter via Email]