Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Abbey Ch of S Peter & S Paul, Dorchester, Oxfordshire
Place Dorchester
Abbey Ch of S Peter & S Paul
Grid Ref SU578942
Lat, Long 51.64371, -1.16471Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode OX10 7JT
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Lieutenancy area Oxfordshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 16-2-11 in ESee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Ring of 8, tenor 16-2-11 in E
TowerBase 1537View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 1987 by Whites of Appleton
1936 by Whites of Appleton
Tuned 1987
Tenor 16-2-11 (1859 lb or 843 kg) in E (641.0Hz)
Practice Tue
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-22 1291.0 E 29.00" 1867 Mears & Stainbank R 4
2 4-3-5 1213.5 D♯ 29.00" 1867 Mears & Stainbank R 4
3 6-0-15 1082.0 C♯ 30.00" 1651 Ellis I,Francis & Henry II Knight Y 4
4 5-2-24 969.0 B 32.00" 1603† Henry I Knight R 4
5 7-0-12 858.5 A 34.50" 1606† Henry I Knight Y 4
6 10-1-15 811.0 G♯ 37.75" 1591† Henry I Knight Y 4
7 12-0-4 722.5 F♯ 39.75" c1399† Exeter foundry Y 4
8 16-2-11 641.0 E 45.00" c1399† Wokingham foundry Y 4
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1867 Oak Mears & Stainbank