Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mark, Swindon, Wiltshire
Place Swindon
S Mark
Shown in County Lists as Swindon, S Mark
Grid Ref SU143847
Lat, Long 51.56135, -1.79486Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode SN1 5EH
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Lieutenancy area Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Bristol
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 11 cwt in GSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.swindonnewtown.co.uk/our-churches/s-marks/bell-ringers/
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Updates 24/03/2019: Tenor (app) wt amended [TimJ (REMRKS242; C Pickford; D Cawley; twr info) via e-mail]
Ring of 8, tenor 11 cwt in G
TowerBase 4894View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 1991 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tenor 11 cwt (~1230 lb or ~560 kg) in G (789.5Hz)
Practice Wed
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-3 1578.5 G 25.75" 1927 Mears & Stainbank F 4
2 4-2-0 1472.5 F♯ 26.75" 1927 Mears & Stainbank F 4
3 4½cwt 1328.0 E 28.38" 1903 Llewellins & James F 4
4 4¾cwt 1182.0 D 29.38" 1903 Llewellins & James F 4
5 5½cwt 1055.0 C 31.75" 1903 Llewellins & James F 4
6 6½cwt 999.0 B 34.25" 1903 Llewellins & James F 4
7 8¼cwt 888.5 A 37.25" 1903 Llewellins & James F 4
8 11cwt 789.5 G 40.75" 1903 Llewellins & James F 4
Sanctus ½cwt 2280.0 C♯ 16.00" 1902 John Warner & Sons R N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1904 Cast iron Llewellins & James 8.3.A.h 8.1
1A Sanctus 2011 Steel Andrew Nicholson