Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Nicholas, Abbotsbury, Dorset
Place Abbotsbury
S Nicholas
Grid Ref SY577852
Postcode DT3 4JJ
Lat, Long 50.66497, -2.59917Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.66566, -2.59666
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 9-3-1 in G♯See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/dorchester/tower-1
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Ring of 6, tenor 9-3-1 in G♯
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 9-3-1 (1093 lb or 496 kg) in G♯ (822.0Hz)
Practice Wed
Overhauled 1962 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 1962
TowerBase 5View Felstead peals
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1898 Oak Harry Stokes