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Place Sandford Orcas
S Nicholas
Grid Ref ST622210
Lat, Long 50.98755, -2.53949 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode DT9 4SB
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County Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 4221 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1993 by Robert Parker
Tuned 1992
Tenor 11-1-11 (1271lb or 577kg) in F#
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Thu
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/west-dorset/tower-200
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild


Sandford Orcas, Dorset
S Nicholas
Bells Hide Details
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
Source: CJND(Dorset); CBC; N Skelton; P Denton

Contributed by: [Christopher Dalton]
Last updated: 15/08/2015