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HER Number:MDV11212
Name:Bells in St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Axminster


Peal of eight bells at St Marythe Virgin Parish Church, Axminster. Dating from 1647.


Grid Reference:SY 296 984
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29NE/7/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Pitifield Chapple, W. E., 1908 - 1909, 'And so those of Axminster (sic) enjoy their bells', 143-4 (Article in Serial). SDV131327.

Parish church, Axminster. There is a peal of eight bells at Axminster. The oldest was cast by William Purdue in 1647.

Neophytou, M. + Goodwin, N., 2006, Archaeological Assessment of the Former Cattle Market Site, Axminster., 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV340798.

Other details: Site 10.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV131327Article in Serial: Pitifield Chapple, W. E.. 1908 - 1909. 'And so those of Axminster (sic) enjoy their bells'. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 5. Unknown. 143-4. [Mapped feature: #71565 ]
SDV340798Report - Assessment: Neophytou, M. + Goodwin, N.. 2006. Archaeological Assessment of the Former Cattle Market Site, Axminster.. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.71. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.

Associated Monuments

MDV11211Part of: St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Axminster. (Building)

Associated Finds

  • FDV3550 - BELL NON SPECIFIC (XVII to Unknown - 1601 AD)

Associated Events

  • EDV4412 - Assessment of Former Cattle Market, Axminster

Date Last Edited:Jul 27 2016 11:41AM