Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, West Stour, Dorset
Place West Stour
S Mary
Grid Ref ST784229
Postcode SP8 5RJ
Lat, Long 51.00510, -2.30839Locate 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 (full circle ring), tenor 8 cwt in ASee below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 12796
Ring of 3, tenor 8 cwt in A
Bells 3 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 8 cwt (~900 lb or ~410 kg) in A (860.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch
TowerBase ID 7431
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5 cwt 1125.0 C♯ 29.50" 1635† John Dawton Y N
2 6½ cwt 986.0 B 33.50" 1733 William Cockey Y N
3 8 cwt 860.0 A 36.00" c1499† Shaftesbury foundry Y N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 c1600 Timber (unidentified) 3.1
Update log
Last updated: 05/01/2014