Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Nicholas, Sandford Orcas, Dorset
Place Sandford Orcas
S Nicholas
Grid Ref ST622210
Postcode DT9 4SB
Lat, Long 50.98755, -2.53949Locate 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 6, tenor 11-1-11 in F♯See below
Frames 2See below
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/west-dorset/tower-200
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Ring of 6, tenor 11-1-11 in F♯
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 11-1-11 (1271 lb or 577 kg) in F♯
Practice Thu
Overhauled 1993 by Robert Parker
Tuned 1992
TowerBase 4221View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-9 D♯ 27.88" 1991 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
2 4-3-10 C♯ 29.63" 1679 Thomas Purdue R
3 5-1-13 B 32.50" 1837 William Jefferies R
4 6-3-16 A♯ 33.63" c1600† Richard I Purdue R
5 7-3-11 852.0 G♯ 35.50" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R
6 11-1-11 F♯ 40.50" c1420† Sarum Y
Service 2¼cwt 21.63" c1350† (unidentified)
ex5 6-0-25 G♯ 35.50" 1788 William Bilbie R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 3 1993 Steel Robert Parker
1 1,2,4,5,6 1993 Steel Robert Parker