Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Blessed Virgin Mary, Rimpton, Somerset
Place Rimpton
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST610218
Postcode BA22 8AE
Lat, Long 50.99476, -2.55660Locate 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 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 6 cwt in CSee below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 13067
Ring of 3, tenor 6 cwt in C
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 6 cwt (~670 lb or ~300 kg) in C (1030.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 2,2♭,3 of 3
TowerBase ID 6813
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3½ cwt 1204.0 D 26.39" 1657† Robert II Austen R 8
2 4½ cwt 1116.0 D♭ 29.63" 1824 John Kingston R 8
3 6 cwt 1030.0 C 33.00" 1899 Llewellins & James Y N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 c1699 Oak unidentified kingposted 3.1
Update log
Last updated: 04/07/2013