Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset
Place Winterbourne Abbas
S Mary
Grid Ref SY618904
Lat, Long 50.71272, -2.54149Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode DT2 9JE
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R, tenor 7½ cwt in ASee below
Frames 1See below
Ring of 3, tenor 7½ cwt in A
TowerBase 7433
Bells 3 U/REdit details
Tenor 7½ cwt (~840 lb or ~380 kg) in A (861.5Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5½cwt 1057.5 C♯ 30.00" 1604 George Purdue R
2 6cwt 1022.5 B♯ 32.13" 1893 Llewellins & James Y
3 7½cwt 861.5 A 35.00" c1499† ? John Sturdy R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 c1699 Oak unidentified