Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Castle Eaton, Wiltshire
Place Castle Eaton
S Mary V
Grid Ref SU146959
Postcode SN6 6LB
Lat, Long 51.66236, -1.78996Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Gloucester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 7½ cwt in ASee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 16619
Ring of 6, tenor 7½ cwt in A
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 7½ cwt (~840 lb or ~380 kg) in A (858.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Thu (alt: check)
Additional information PN shared: Ashton Keynes; Castle Eaton
TowerBase ID 971View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4 cwt 1460.5 F♯ 28.00" 1733 Abraham II Rudhall R 4
2 3½ cwt 1300.0 E 26.75" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R 4
3 4 cwt 1164.5 D 27.75" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R 4
4 5 cwt 1103.5 C♯ 29.50" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R 4
5 6 cwt 992.0 B 32.00" 1899 Henry I Bond & Son(s) F N
6 7½ cwt 858.0 A 35.00" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R 4
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Sanctus 9.00" c1399† ? Gloucester foundry Y
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 Sanctus 1899 Metal Henry Bond
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 of 6 1899 Metal Henry Bond 8.1.a 6.4
Update log
07/12/2019 Thu PN now shared with Ashton Keynes; prior check advised [TimJ (#256 info V Collins via S Edwards) via e-mail]