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Place Oxford
Merton College
Shown in County Lists as Oxford, Merton Coll
Grid Ref SP516060
Lat, Long 51.75102, -1.25278 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode OX1 4JD
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.75135, -1.25199 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Oxfordshire
Country England
Ownership Private Ownership
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 3796 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1982 by Whites of Appleton
Tuned 1982
Tenor 25-1-10 (2838lb or 1287kg) in Eb (608.5Hz)
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Additional information Rung from open galleries round the walls; the oldest complete ring of eight by one founder
URL http://oxfordsociety.org.uk/
Affiliation Oxford Society


Oxford, Oxfordshire
Merton College
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-0-20 1218.5 Eb 30.25" 1680 Christopher Hodson Y 4
2 6-3-4 1145.0 D 31.25" 1680 Christopher Hodson Y 4
3 7-3-22 1023.0 C 34.00" 1680 Christopher Hodson Y 4
4 9-1-8 909.5 Bb 36.75" 1680 Christopher Hodson Y 4
5 11-1-2 811.0 Ab 39.50" 1680 Christopher Hodson Y 4
6 14-3-16 762.5 G 43.50" 1680 Christopher Hodson Y 4
7 18-3-27 679.5 F 48.00" 1680 Christopher Hodson Y 4
8 25-1-10 608.5 Eb 52.50" 1680 Christopher Hodson Y 4
Source: M Williams(Sharpe, Oxon); A Bull(CJP); S Bond; M Chester

Contributed by: Michael Williams
Last updated: 04/10/2009