Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Nicholas, Child Okeford, Dorset
Place Child Okeford
S Nicholas
Grid Ref ST835127
Lat, Long 50.91398, -2.23549Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode DT11 8ED
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 10-2-27 in GSee below
Frames 1See below
Also 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]
Ring of 6, tenor 10-2-27 in G
TowerBase 1094View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 2018 by Matthew Higby
1972 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tenor 10-2-27 (1203 lb or 546 kg) in G (794.7Hz)
Practice Mon
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1887 Oak Mears & Stainbank