Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Giles, Leigh upon Mendip, Somerset
Place Leigh upon Mendip
S Giles
or Leigh on Mendip
Grid Ref ST692472
Postcode BA3 5QJ
Lat, Long 51.22393, -2.44191Locate 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 10-3-9 in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=LEIGH+ON+M
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 11148
Ring of 6, tenor 10-3-9 in F♯
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 10-3-9 (1213 lb or 550 kg) in F♯ (738.3 Hz)
Practice Tue (exc 2nd)
Additional information PN shared with Mells
Overhauled 2019 by Matthew Higby
1910 by Llewellins & James
Tuned 2019
TowerBase ID 2942View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-0-19 1238.9 D♯ 26.06" 1757 Thomas I Bilbie R Y
2 4-2-21 1105.3 C♯ 28.62" 1858 John Warner & Sons R Y
3 5-0-22 986.7 B 31.00" 1910 Llewellins & James F Y
4 5-2-3 925.9 A♯ 31.50" 1757 Thomas I Bilbie R Y
5 7-0-13 826.8 G♯ 35.44" 1757 Thomas I Bilbie R Y
6 10-3-9 738.3 F♯ 40.06" 1757 Thomas I Bilbie R Y
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1858 Oak John Warner & Sons 6.A NonStd
Update log
30/11/2019 1-6: turning added; fr1: truss,layout added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
26/11/2019 Rehang and tuning project completed [TimJ (#255); Julian Back via e-mail]
24/11/2019 Tenor wt amended [TimJ (#254 info M Higby) via pNBR]
24/11/2019 1-6: wt,diam,nominal amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
04/06/2019 Tenor wt not 12-1-5 [Matthew Higby ('as received' value prior to restn) via pNBR]
04/06/2019 1-6: wt amended,nominal added [Matthew Higby via 00013442]
20/05/2019 Bells likely to be unavailable till ~mid Aug (rehang + tune) [Julian Back (Tower Captain) via e-mail]