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Place Yeovil
S John Bapt
Grid Ref ST556160
Lat, Long 50.94227, -2.63248 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BA20 1RG
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.94269, -2.63255 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 5742 See Felstead Peals
Bells 12 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 2014 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
1931 by Mears & Stainbank
Tuned 2014
Tenor 40-0-23 (4503lb or 2043kg) in C (515.0Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Mon
Also Toilet
Additional information Also extra treble and 6b
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=YEOVIL
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association


Yeovil, Somerset
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-3-5 1550.0 G 29.00" 2013 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 7-2-9 1378.0 F 30.56" 2013 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 7-3-3 1292.0 E 31.88" 1931 Mears & Stainbank F N
4 9-1-9 1160.0 D 33.88" 1931 Mears & Stainbank F N
5 8-3-4 1031.0 C 35.38" 1768 Thomas I Bilbie R Y
6 9-0-2 966.0 B 36.25" 1768 Thomas I Bilbie R Y
7 10-2-11 861.0 A 38.50" 1662† Thomas Purdue R Y
8 11-2-27 772.0 G 40.50" 1626† Thomas II Pennington R Y
9 16-1-17 687.6 F 44.69" 2014 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
10 17-3-27 643.0 E 47.50" 1626† Thomas II Pennington R Y
11 24-1-3 579.0 D 52.75" 1626† Thomas II Pennington R Y
12 40-0-23 515.0 C 61.13" 1728† Thomas I Bilbie R Y
0extra 6-2-15 1730.0 A 27.94" 2013 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
6b 10-2-2 919.0 Bb 37.13" 2013 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
Sanctus 1-0-8 1710.0 A 18.25" c1399† (unidentified) Y N
Source: CJND(Dorset); CBC; twr info; RW; JGMS; C Pickford; N Bowden;
A Higson; R Fox; M Chester(B&W Newsl'r); WBF; N Taylor

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 11/11/2018