Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Bridgwater, Somerset
Place Bridgwater
S Mary
Grid Ref ST297369
Postcode TA6 3ED
Lat, Long 51.12770, -3.00521Locate 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 12 (full circle ring), tenor 25-1-1 in DSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=BRIDGWATER
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 11086
Ring of 12, tenor 25-1-1 in D
Bells 12 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 25-1-1 (2829 lb or 1283 kg) in D (594.0 Hz)
Practice Mon 19:00
Additional information Also hung for ringing: 6♭; ART Teaching Centre: Sedgemoor Ringing Centre
Overhauled 2020 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 1899
TowerBase ID 716View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-20 1780.4 A 25.50" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
2 4-2-23 1586.8 G 26.40" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
3 4-3-11 1494.2 F♯ 27.00" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
4 5-1-19 1334.0 E 28.50" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
5 6-0-11 1190.0 D 30.00" 1899 John Taylor & Co F 4
6 6-0-24 1120.0 C♯ 31.00" 1745 Thomas Bayley R 4
7 8-1-1 994.0 B 35.50" 1640† Robert I Austen R 4
8 10-3-9 888.0 A 37.25" 1615† George & William II Purdue R 8
9 11-0-25 794.0 G 39.50" 1899 John Taylor & Co F N
10 12-0-27 745.5 F♯ 41.75" 1721 Abraham II Rudhall R 8
11 15-3-24 668.5 E 46.50" 1721 Abraham II Rudhall R 8
12 25-1-1 594.0 D 53.75" 1868 John Taylor & Co R 4
6♭ 7-0-20 1056.9 C 32.30" 2020 John Taylor & Co F N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,6b 1899
[2020]
Cast iron
[Cast iron]
John Taylor & Co
[John Taylor & Co]
8.3.C.e
[8.3.C.e]
8.3
[NonStd]
Update log
19/11/2020 1-4: date amended [D Paul Mason via 00014136]
25/10/2020 fr1: Mod layout added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
03/10/2020 Restoration work complete [David Potter, JT&Co via Email]
15/07/2020 Tenor no longer 25-1-11 (reweighed, not retuned) [Paul Mason (JTco) via pNBR]
15/07/2020 Nu1-Nu4,Nu6b added; 5-12: wt amended; fr1: modified [D Paul Mason via 00013910]
10/12/2019 Augmentation / frame replacement work has started [J Back, TimJ(#257), M Lee,tower captain via e-mail]
30/10/2019 Being augmented to 12 (remaining ringable at present) [TimJ (#251 info D Potter) via e-mail]