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Place Bishopstone
S Mary V
Shown in County Lists as Bishopstone (SU28)
Grid Ref SU243837
Lat, Long 51.55184, -1.65010
Postcode SN6 8PY
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.55249, -1.65076
County Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Bristol
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 514 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below)
Tenor 19-2-19 (2203lb or 999kg) in E (671.1Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Thu (2nd, 4th)
Additional information PN alternates with Ashbury
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association


Bishopstone, Wiltshire
S Mary V
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-0-18 1351.8 E 29.75" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
2 6-1-19 1263.4 D# 30.63" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
3 7-1-19 1125.8 C# 33.00" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
4 8-1-16 1012.1 B 35.25" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
5 9-2-24 903.7 A 38.00" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
6 11-1-2 839.9 G# 40.13" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
7 14-3-12 744.9 F# 43.75" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
8 19-2-19 671.1 E 48.75" 1891 Mears & Stainbank D N
Sanctus 1-0-22 1934.0 B 18.00" 1928 John Taylor & Co F N
Source: GAD; Dove tenor wt; D Ricks; TimJ(M Taylor); C Pickford

Contributed by: George Dawson
Last updated: 19/04/2019

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