HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.

HER Number:MDV7331
Name:St Brannock's Church Bell, Braunton


Bells at St Brannock's Parish Church. Installed in 16th century and recast in 1713.


Grid Reference:SS 489 370
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/12/6

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (XVI to XVIII - 1501 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Chanter, J. F., 1910 - 1911, Cost and weight of a pre-reformation ring of bells, 223 (Article in Serial). SDV95293.

Parish church, Braunton. The whole ring of bells was recast in Braunton in the year 1713. There is a note of the cost and weight of the complete ring of the church bells during the pre-reformation period in the oldest existing volume of the churchwardens' accounts of Braunton, 1554-1610.

Scott, J. + Mack, F. + Clarke, J., 2007, Untitled Source, 49 (Monograph). SDV341450.

The ring of 8 bells is hung for ringing in a cast-iron low-side frame by Taylor, 1928, with cast-iron headstocks and SAB.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341450Monograph: Scott, J. + Mack, F. + Clarke, J.. 2007. Towers and Bells of Devon Volume Two: Abbot's Bickington to Zeal Monachorum. Paperback Volume. 49.
SDV95293Article in Serial: Chanter, J. F.. 1910 - 1911. Cost and weight of a pre-reformation ring of bells. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 6. Unknown. 223.

Associated Monuments

MDV185Part of: Braunton, St Brannock's Parish Church (Building)

Associated Finds

  • FDV3297 - BELL NON SPECIFIC (XVI to Unknown - 1501 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 22 2012 12:00AM