Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mark, Swindon, Wiltshire
Place Swindon
S Mark
Shown in County Lists as Swindon, S Mark
Grid Ref SU143847
Postcode SN1 5EH
Lat, Long 51.56135, -1.79486Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Bristol
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 11 cwt in GSee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.swindonnewtown.co.uk/our-churches/s-marks/bell-ringers/
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 14500
Ring of 8, tenor 11 cwt in G
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 11 cwt (~1230 lb or ~560 kg) in G (789.5 Hz)
Practice Wed
Overhauled 1991 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
TowerBase ID 4894View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-3 1578.5 G 25.75" 1927 Mears & Stainbank F 4
2 4-2-0 1472.5 F♯ 26.75" 1927 Mears & Stainbank F 4
3 4½ cwt 1328.0 E 28.38" 1903 Llewellins & James F 4
4 4¾ cwt 1182.0 D 29.38" 1903 Llewellins & James F 4
5 5½ cwt 1055.0 C 31.75" 1903 Llewellins & James F 4
6 6½ cwt 999.0 B 34.25" 1903 Llewellins & James F 4
7 8¼ cwt 888.5 A 37.25" 1903 Llewellins & James F 4
8 11 cwt 789.5 G 40.75" 1903 Llewellins & James F 4
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Sanctus ½ cwt 2280.0 C♯ 16.00" 1902 John Warner & Sons R N
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 of 8 1904 Cast iron Llewellins & James 8.3.A.h 8.1
1A Sanctus 2011 Steel Andrew Nicholson
Update log
24/03/2019 Tenor (app) wt amended [TimJ (REMRKS242; C Pickford; D Cawley; twr info) via e-mail]
24/03/2019 3-8: date amended; 1,2,8: wt amended; fr1: material amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]