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Place Child Okeford
S Nicholas
Grid Ref ST835127
Lat, Long 50.91398, -2.23549 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode DT11 8ED
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County Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 1094 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 2018 by Matthew Higby
1972 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tenor 10-2-27 (1203lb or 546kg) in G (794.7Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Mon
Also Ground floor ringing chamber; toilet
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/east-dorset/tower-50
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Updates 08/07/2020: Practice no longer shared with Manston on 5th Mon [Bob Crighton via e-mail]
16/06/2019: Indication of available toilet facility added [TimJ (REMRKS 244) via e-mail]


Child Okeford, Dorset
S Nicholas
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-7 1324.4 E 26.77" 1934 Mears & Stainbank F
2 4-3-16 1192.0 D 28.98" 1934 Mears & Stainbank F
3 5-1-21 1059.6 C 30.51" 1887 Mears & Stainbank R
4 6-0-4 993.3 B 32.05" 1887 Mears & Stainbank R
5 8-0-3 894.0 A 34.92" 1934 Mears & Stainbank F
6 10-2-27 794.7 G 38.98" 1934 Mears & Stainbank F
Source: CJND(Dorset,p197); D Sloman; D Kelly; B Kipling

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 24/08/2018