Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Blessed Virgin Mary, Moorlinch, Somerset
Place Moorlinch
Blessed Virgin Mary
or Moorlynch
Grid Ref ST397368
Postcode TA7 9BY
Lat, Long 51.12801, -2.86179Locate 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 (full circle ring), tenor 18-1-16 in E♭See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=MOORLINCH
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 10091
Ring of 6, tenor 18-1-16 in E♭
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 18-1-16 (2060 lb or 934 kg) in E♭ (616.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Fri
TowerBase ID 3444View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 8-0-23 1032.0 C 34.12" 1719† Edward Bilbie Y 4
2 7-2-11 924.0 B♭ 35.25" 1924 Mears & Stainbank F N
3 9-3-9 821.0 A♭ 38.50" 1985 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
4 10-1-19 770.0 G 40.25" 1924 Mears & Stainbank F N
5 12-3-18 693.0 F 43.75" 1801† Isaac Kingston R 4
6 18-1-16 616.0 E♭ 48.38" 1924 Mears & Stainbank F N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1924 Teak Mears & Stainbank
Update log
30/11/2020 1-5: nominal added; 6: nominal amended; 1-6: turning added; [Nigel Taylor via 00014142]
30/11/2020 3: diam amended [Nigel Taylor via 00014142]
28/11/2020 1,2,4-6: diam amended [Chris Pickford via e-mail]
16/11/2020 Tenor weight revised from 19-1-13 (which was the cast weight) [WBF records via David Sloman]
16/11/2020 1,2,4,6: wt amended [David Sloman via 00014131]
28/09/2020 6: nominal added [Nick Bowden via 00014018]