Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Nicolas, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Place Abingdon
S Nicolas
Shown in County Lists as Abingdon, S Nicolas
Grid Ref SU498970
Lat, Long 51.67024, -1.28093Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode OX14 3ER
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.67134, -1.27992
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Lieutenancy area Oxfordshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 7-1-18 in B♭See below
Frames 2See below
URL http://odg.org.uk/towers/abingdon/nicolas.htm
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Updates 09/04/2020: No ringing: tower cracks [Isaac O'Shea via e-mail]
Ring of 6, tenor 7-1-18 in B♭
TowerBase 17View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 1933 by Gillett & Johnston
Tenor 7-1-18 (830 lb or 376 kg) in B♭ (941.5Hz)
Additional information Ringing currently not permitted
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-10 1570.5 G 26.50" 1741 Abel Rudhall R 8
2 4-2-9 1413.5 F 27.00" 1741 Abel Rudhall R 8
3 4-2-22 1256.5 E♭ 28.63" 1741 Abel Rudhall R 8
4 4-3-9 1183.5 D 28.75" 1741 Abel Rudhall R 8
5 5-3-7 1058.5 C 31.75" 1741 Abel Rudhall R 8
6 7-1-18 941.5 B♭ 34.75" 1741 Abel Rudhall R 8
Sanctus 13.38" 1741 John Cor Y 4
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1 1933 Cast iron Gillett & Johnston 8.3.D.a
1 2,3,4,5,6 1933 Cast iron Gillett & Johnston 8.3.D.a 6.