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Place Castle Eaton
S Mary V
Grid Ref SU146959
Lat, Long 51.66236, -1.78996
Postcode SN6 6LB
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County Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Gloucester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 971 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below)
Tenor 7½cwt (~840lb or ~380kg) in A (858.0Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Thu (alt: check)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Updates 07/12/2019: Thu PN now shared with Ashton Keynes; prior check advised [TimJ (#256 info V Collins via S Edwards) via e-mail]

Castle Eaton, Wiltshire
S Mary V
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4cwt 1460.5 F# 28.00" 1733 Abraham II Rudhall R 4
2 3½cwt 1300.0 E 26.75" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R 4
3 4cwt 1164.5 D 27.75" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R 4
4 5cwt 1103.5 C# 29.50" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R 4
5 6cwt 992.0 B 32.00" 1899 Henry I Bond & Son(s) F N
6 7½cwt 858.0 A 35.00" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R 4
Sanctus 9.00" c1399† ? Gloucester foundry Y
Source: Bliss & Sharpe; CBC; CJP; Nick Bowden

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 15/05/2016

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