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Place Abingdon
S Nicolas
Shown in County Lists as Abingdon, S Nicolas
Grid Ref SU498970
Lat, Long 51.67024, -1.28093 (Locate 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 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Oxfordshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 17 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1933 by Gillett & Johnston
Tenor 7-1-18 (830lb or 376kg) in Bb (941.5Hz)
Frames 2 (see below)
Additional information Ringing currently not permitted
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]


Abingdon, Oxfordshire
S Nicolas
Bells Hide Details
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 Eb 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 Bb 34.75" 1741 Abel Rudhall R 8
Sanctus 13.38" 1741 John Cor Y 4
Source: Mark Walker(WoA); Chris Pickford(G&J info/AAJB); Tim Pett

Contributed by: Mark Walker
Last updated: 09/09/2016


Abingdon, Oxfordshire
S Nicolas
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 2,3,4,5,6 1933 Cast iron Gillett & Johnston 8.3.D.a 6.
2 1 1933 Cast iron Gillett & Johnston 8.3.D.a
Contributed by: John Baldwin; Tim Pett
Last updated: 21/12/2014