Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Swithun, Woodbury, Devon
Place Woodbury
S Swithun
Grid Ref SY009871
Lat, Long 50.67582, -3.40352Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode EX5 1HW
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.67455, -3.40394
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Lieutenancy area Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 23-0-3 in DSee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Updates 19/02/2020: Tenor wt amended (from 23-2-21) [Mark Walker (WofA) via pNBR]
Ring of 8, tenor 23-0-3 in D
TowerBase 5630View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 23-0-3 (2579 lb or 1170 kg) in D
Practice Wed (1st)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-1 D 30.50" 1898 Mears & Stainbank R
2 5-3-4 C♯ 31.50" 1898 Mears & Stainbank R
3 6-3-10 B 32.88" 1737 William Evans R
4 7-1-26 A 34.50" 1624† John II Birdall Y 8
5 9-0-13 G 37.50" 1605† Thomas Birdall Y 8
6 12-1-6 F♯ 41.00" c1499† Bristol foundry Y 8
7 15-2-21 E 44.88" 1960 Mears & Stainbank F
8 23-0-3 D 50.25" 1629† Thomas II Pennington Y 8
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1960 Cast iron Mears & Stainbank 8.3.A.h 8.3