Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Turnworth, Dorset
Place Turnworth
S Mary
Grid Ref ST821074
Postcode DT11 0QF
Lat, Long 50.86656, -2.25560Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 6½ cwt in BSee below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 12565
Ring of 3, tenor 6½ cwt in B
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 6½ cwt (~730 lb or ~330 kg) in B (973.5 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; tower unsafe; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4
TowerBase ID 6859
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4 cwt 1136.0 D 27.00" c1699 (unidentified) Y 4
2 5¼ cwt 1063.5 C♯ 30.25" c1499† ? Salisbury foundry Y N
3 6½ cwt 973.5 B 32.75" c1699 (unidentified) Y N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 c1870 Timber ? Local labour/guild/assn 5.1
Update log
Last updated: 07/05/2013