Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Merton College, Oxford, Oxfordshire
Place Oxford
Merton College
Shown in County Lists as Oxford, Merton Coll
Grid Ref SP516060
Lat, Long 51.75102, -1.25278Locate 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
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Lieutenancy area Oxfordshire
Country England
Ownership Private Ownership
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 25-1-10 in E♭See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://oxfordsociety.org.uk/
Affiliation Oxford Society
Ring of 8, tenor 25-1-10 in E♭
TowerBase 3796View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 1982 by Whites of Appleton
Tuned 1982
Tenor 25-1-10 (2838 lb or 1287 kg) in E♭ (608.5Hz)
Additional information Rung from open galleries around the walls; The oldest complete ring of eight by one founder
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-0-20 1218.5 E♭ 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 B♭ 36.75" 1680 Christopher Hodson Y 4
5 11-1-2 811.0 A♭ 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 E♭ 52.50" 1680 Christopher Hodson Y 4
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1880 Timber Whites of Appleton 8.