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Place Silton
S Nicholas
Grid Ref ST782293
Lat, Long 51.06304, -2.31170 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode SP8 5PR
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 4417 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 | Supply Details
Overhauled 1995 by Robert Parker
Tenor 9-0-10 (1018lb or 462kg) in F♯ (749.0Hz)
Frames 1 (see below)
Practice Wed 19:00
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/mere/tower-214
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild


Silton, Dorset
S Nicholas
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-0-20 1277.0 D♯ 29.00" 1998 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
2 5-1-10 1136.5 C♯ 31.13" 1844 Charles & George Mears R
3 5-0-9 1014.0 B 30.50" 1657† John I Lott R
4 6-0-10 955.5 A♯ 32.25" c1433† (unidentified) R
5 7-1-18 852.0 G♯ 35.50" 1633† John I Lott R
6 9-0-10 749.0 F♯ 38.50" 1702 Thomas Knight R
Source: CJND(Dorset, p615); D Sloman; CBC; B Parker

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 04/05/2017


Silton, Dorset
S Nicholas
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1900 Cast iron Thomas Blackbourn
Contributed by: Bob Parker
Last updated: 04/05/2017