Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Litton Cheney, Dorset
Place Litton Cheney
S Mary
Grid Ref SY551907
Postcode DT2 9AH
Lat, Long 50.71445, -2.63654Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.71327, -2.63809
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 13-2-23 in FSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/dorchester/tower-131
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Ring of 8, tenor 13-2-23 in F
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 13-2-23 (1535 lb or 696 kg) in F (693.5Hz)
Practice Tue (check with contact)
Overhauled 2016 by John Taylor & Co
TowerBase 3048View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-11 1399.0 F 27.00" 1950 Mears & Stainbank F
2 4-2-11 1306.0 E 28.00" 1950 Mears & Stainbank F
3 4-3-2 1172.5 D 30.00" 1848 Charles & George Mears R
4 5-1-10 1049.0 C 31.00" 1848 Charles & George Mears R
5 5-1-15 932.0 B♭ 32.00" 1848 Charles & George Mears R
6 7-0-2 866.5 A 35.00" 1656 Thomas Purdue Y
7 11-3-17 783.0 G 41.00" c1510† William Baker R
8 13-2-23 693.5 F 42.50" c1499† Robert Russell Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1887 Oak Harry Stokes