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Place Weymouth, Preston
S Andrew
or Preston
Shown in County Lists as Weymouth, Preston
Grid Ref SY705829
Lat, Long 50.64561, -2.41753 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode DT3 6RR
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.64590, -2.41732 (See Google Map) Edit details
Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 3987 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 | Supply Details
Tenor 12-1-9 (1381lb or 626kg) in F♯ (745.0Hz)
Practice Mon
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/dorchester/tower-189
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Updates 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]


Preston, Weymouth, Dorset
S Andrew
Bells Hide Details
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
Sanctus 6-3-12 1004.0 B 32.50" 1671 Thomas Purdue R
Source: A Higson; CBC; M Higby

Contributed by: Andrew Higson
Last updated: 12/12/2006