Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Axminster, Devon
Place Axminster
S Mary
Grid Ref SY296984
Postcode EX13 5AJ
Lat, Long 50.78170, -2.99934Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 10 (full circle ring), tenor 23-1-15 in C♯See below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://groups.exeter.ac.uk/gdr/east.html
Affiliation Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dove tower ID 16675
Ring of 10, tenor 23-1-15 in C♯
Bells 10 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 23-1-15 (2619 lb or 1188 kg) in C♯
Practice Wed (alt: check)
Overhauled 1986
TowerBase ID 231View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-0-11 E♯ 28.63" 2005 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
2 6-1-11 D♯ 30.00" 2005 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
3 6-0-23 C♯ 32.00" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
4 6-1-17 B♯ 33.50" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
5 8-0-15 A♯ 36.00" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
6 8-3-24 G♯ 38.25" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
7 11-2-1 F♯ 42.00" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
8 13-1-15 E♯ 44.00" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
9 16-0-23 D♯ 48.00" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
10 23-1-15 C♯ 54.00" 1897 Mears & Stainbank R
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Brocas 9½ cwt G 37.38" 1647† William III Purdue Y
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1,2,3 of 10 1986 Cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 8.3.A.h 3.1
1 4,5,6,7,8,9,10 of 10 1898† Oak Harry Stokes 6.B 8.3
Update log
09/01/2019 Wed PN is now alt rather than weekly: prior contact advised [Peter Simpson via e-mail]