The Bells

We have 8 bells. The heaviest bell “the tenor” weighs 18cwt.

The present ring consists of eight bells,all of which hang in the south tower and are as follows:

Bell Details
Bell Strike-note Date Details
Treble E 1887 Inscribed V.R. Jubilee 1887
2nd D Sharp 1887 Inscribed V.R. Jubilee 1887
3rd C Sharp 1670 Inscribed In Est Sva Gratia Parvis G.A. This bell was recast in 1949 and inscribed In Memory of Rev. L. B. Stallard, Vicar 1920-1938
4th B 1680 Recast 1885
5th A 1652 This is the oldest bell.
6th G Sharp 1671 Inscribed Soli.Deo Detvr Gloria. This bell bears two satirical medal; one representing the Pope and a King, and the other a Cardinal and a Bishop.
7th F Sharp 1790
Tenor E 1727 The weight of this bell is 18½ cwt; diameter 3ft. 10in.

 

The Band

We practice every Monday except Bank Holidays from 7.30 to 9 p.m. We try to ring all eight bells whenever we can.

 

Social Events

Ringers Outing; (non ringers very welcome)  Late September or early October.

Ringers Annual Meal; usually held in March.

Also a wide range of ringing events in conjunction with other towers in East Devon.