Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Nicholas, Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire
Place Little Horwood
S Nicholas
Grid Ref SP790308
Postcode MK17 0PF
Lat, Long 51.97051, -0.85090Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Buckinghamshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 5 (full circle ring), tenor 9-2-22 in GSee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 14693
Ring of 5, tenor 9-2-22 in G
Bells 5 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 9-2-22 (1086 lb or 493 kg) in G (801.0 Hz)
Additional information Future plans: to be augmented to 6; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; county books / pNBR info discrepant
Overhauled 1895 by Webb and Bennett
TowerBase ID 3024View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4¾ cwt 1226.0 D 29.00" 1673 Chandler (generic) Y 4
2 5-0-14 1070.0 C 30.00" 1934 Mears & Stainbank D N
3 6 cwt 1009.0 B 32.75" 1672 Chandler (generic) Y 4
4 7¼ cwt 905.0 A 34.50" 1793 Thomas I Mears Y 4
5 9-2-22 801.0 G 38.50" 1895 Mears & Stainbank Y N
Other bells
Bells Supply details
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 of 5 c1640
Timber unidentified
[Webb and Bennett]
Update log
10/01/2021 Restoration underway to augment to 6 and rehang in a new frame [Mark Walker, WoA]
29/07/2019 Flag set: turning of 5 in pNBR does not match Smith Bucks BB [TimJ via e-mail]
26/07/2019 frame: truss added,layout,(app)date amended: mod info added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]