Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael & All Angels, Great Tew, Oxfordshire
Place Great Tew
S Michael & All Angels
Grid Ref SP399288
Postcode OX7 4AG
Lat, Long 51.95692, -1.42071Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Oxfordshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 22-0-10 in DSee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 10028
Ring of 8, tenor 22-0-10 in D
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 22-0-10 (2474 lb or 1122 kg) in D (604.5 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Mon
TowerBase ID 2162View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-1-6 1214.5 D 30.00" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R
2 5-2-22 1133.0 C♯ 30.00" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R
3 7-0-4 1011.5 B 33.00" 1785 Charles & John Rudhall R
4 7-3-9 906.0 A 34.50" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R
5 9-0-15 801.5 G 37.50" 1842 W & J Taylor R
6 11-3-4 757.0 F♯ 40.00" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R
7 15-0-12 681.0 E 44.50" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R
8 22-0-10 604.5 D 51.25" 1709 Abraham I Rudhall R
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Sanctus 17.50" 1924 Mears & Stainbank F N
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 2,3,5,Sanctus of other bells 1924 Cast iron Mears & Stainbank 8.3.D.a
1 1,4,6,7,8 of 8 1924 Cast iron Mears & Stainbank 8.3.D.a 5.1
Update log
19/06/2020 Restoration work complete [Mark Walker (WofA) via e-mail]
10/03/2020 Bells out of action: refurbishment of some fittings [Mark Walker (WofA) via e-mail]