Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Witheridge, Devon
Place Witheridge
S John Bapt
Grid Ref SS803145
Lat, Long 50.91817, -3.70398Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode EX16 8AE
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.91773, -3.70366
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Lieutenancy area Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 23-3-6 in DSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
Affiliation Devon Association
Updates 31/10/2019: Maintenance work completed [TimJ (#251 info D Potter) via e-mail]
02/07/2019: Major mcte: c/s,clappers at L'boro; frame being painted [David Potter (JTco) via e-mail]
Ring of 8, tenor 23-3-6 in D
TowerBase 5587View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 2019 by John Taylor & Co
Tenor 23-3-6 (2666 lb or 1209 kg) in D (577.0Hz)
Practice Fri
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-0-24 1173.0 D 30.50" 1955 John Taylor & Co F
2 6-3-15 1104.0 C♯ 32.25" 1889 Mears & Stainbank R
3 8-0-2 980.0 B 34.63" 1754 William Evans R
4 8-3-9 871.0 A 37.00" 1754 William Evans R
5 10-3-14 771.0 G 40.50" 1754 William Evans R
6 12-2-22 727.0 F♯ 42.63" 1754 William Evans R
7 18-0-12 646.0 E 47.75" 1800 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R
8 23-3-6 577.0 D 52.88" 1754 William Evans R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1955 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h