Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary Magd, Sparkford, Somerset
Place Sparkford
S Mary Magd
Grid Ref ST608256
Postcode BA22 7JZ
Lat, Long 51.02897, -2.55903Locate 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 II* by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 7 cwt in B♭See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselectedie9.php?DoveID=SPARKFORD
Dove tower ID 13101
Ring of 3, tenor 7 cwt in B♭
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 7 cwt (~780 lb or ~360 kg) in B♭ (937.5 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4
TowerBase ID 6849
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4¾ cwt 1151.0 D♭ 28.88" 1617† Robert Wiseman Y 4
2 5½ cwt 1054.0 C 31.50" 1605† Richard I Purdue Y 4
3 7 cwt 937.5 B♭ 33.25" c1599† Bristol foundry R 4
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 c1699 Oak unidentified 3.1
Update log
Last updated: 06/07/2013