Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Matthew, Wookey, Somerset
Place Wookey
S Matthew
Grid Ref ST518457
Postcode BA5 1JX
Lat, Long 51.20923, -2.69077Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 11-2-26 in GSee below
Frames 3See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=WOOKEY
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 6, tenor 11-2-26 in G
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 11-2-26 (1314 lb or 596 kg) in G (774.0Hz)
Practice Wed
Overhauled 2014
Tuned 2014
TowerBase 5646View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-5 1284.0 E 27.75" 1949 Mears & Stainbank F
2 5-0-13 1149.0 D 29.63" 1639† Robert I Austen R
3 5-1-10 1027.0 C 31.25" 1735 Thomas I Bilbie R
4 6-1-12 950.0 B 33.00" c1480† ? Bristol foundry Y
5 9-0-13 855.0 A 36.25" 1615† Robert Wiseman Y
6 11-2-26 774.0 G 40.63" 1749 Thomas I Bilbie Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 2,3,4,5 c1639† Oak (unidentified) 4.1
1A 6 1928 Oak Llewellins & James
1B 1 1949 Steel Mears & Stainbank