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Place Dorchester
Abbey Ch of S Peter & S Paul
Grid Ref SU578942
Lat, Long 51.64371, -1.16471 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode OX10 7JT
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County Oxfordshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 1537 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1987 by Whites of Appleton
1936 by Whites of Appleton
Tuned 1987
Tenor 16-2-11 (1859lb or 843kg) in E (641.0Hz)
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Practice Tue
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild


Dorchester, Oxfordshire
S Peter & S Paul
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-22 1291.0 E 29.00" 1867 Mears & Stainbank
2 4-3-5 1213.5 D# 29.00" 1867 Mears & Stainbank
3 6-0-15 1082.0 C# 30.00" 1651 Ellis I,Francis & Henry II Knight
4 5-2-24 969.0 B 32.00" 1603† Henry I Knight R
5 7-0-12 858.5 A 34.50" 1606† Henry I Knight Y
6 10-1-15 811.0 G# 37.75" 1591† Henry I Knight Y
7 12-0-4 722.5 F# 39.75" c1399† Exeter foundry Y
8 16-2-11 641.0 E 45.00" c1399† Wokingham foundry Y
Source: Peter Davies(Sharpe, Oxon); CBC; JCB

Contributed by: [Peter Davies]
Last updated: 30/09/2014