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Place Abbotsbury
S Nicholas
Grid Ref SY577852
Lat, Long 50.66497, -2.59917 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode DT3 4JJ
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.66566, -2.59666 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 5 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1962 by Loughborough Bellfoundry
Tuned 1962
Tenor 9-3-1 (1093lb or 496kg) in G# (822.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Wed
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/dorchester/tower-1
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild


Abbotsbury, Dorset
S Nicholas
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-26 1382.0 E# 27.50" 1773 Thomas II Bilbie R
2 4-1-12 1232.0 D# 28.25" 1773 Thomas II Bilbie R
3 4-1-21 1098.0 C# 29.50" 1773 Thomas II Bilbie R
4 5-1-8 1036.0 B# 30.75" 1724 William Knight R
5 7-2-8 924.0 A# 34.00" 1962 John Taylor & Co F
6 9-3-1 822.0 G# 37.50" 1962 John Taylor & Co F
Source: CJND(Dorset); A Higson; JCB

Contributed by: [Christopher Dalton]
Last updated: 21/07/2015