Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Nicholas, Nether Compton, Dorset
Place Nether Compton
S Nicholas
Grid Ref ST598172
Postcode DT9 4QA
Lat, Long 50.95319, -2.57334Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 5 (full circle ring), tenor 12-1-6 in FSee below
Frames 2See below
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/west-dorset/tower-168
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 10546
Ring of 5, tenor 12-1-6 in F
Bells 5 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 12-1-6 (1378 lb or 625 kg) in F (684.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
TowerBase ID 3518View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-0-15 1025.0 C 30.75" 1658 Thomas Purdue Y N
2 6-1-24 911.0 B♭ 33.25" c1499† Salisbury foundry Y N
3 7-1-22 855.0 A 36.13" 1658 Thomas Purdue Y N
4 10-0-23 764.0 G 39.13" 1582† (unidentified) Y N
5 12-1-6 684.0 F 42.63" 1886 Gillett & Co D N
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1,2,4 1934 Cast iron John Taylor & Co
1 3,5 1934 Cast iron John Taylor & Co
Update log
Last updated: 10/07/2009