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Place Steeple Barton
S Mary
Grid Ref SP448248
Lat, Long 51.92077, -1.34981 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode OX25 4QP
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Lieutenancy area Oxfordshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 4703 See Felstead Peals
Bells 5 | Supply Details
Overhauled 1980 by Geoffrey Armitage
Tuned 1980
Tenor 9-3-1 (1093lb or 496kg) in A♭ (810.0Hz)
Frames 2 (see below)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild


Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire
S Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-10 1212.0 E♭ 26.00" 1698 Richard Keene Y
2 4-1-2 1076.0 D♭ 26.50" 1698 Richard Keene Y
3 6-1-26 1011.0 C 33.00" 1851 Charles & George Mears R
4 6-3-12 910.0 B♭ 34.75" 1851 Charles & George Mears R
5 9-3-1 810.0 A♭ 39.00" 1851 Charles & George Mears R
Source: P Davies(Sharpe;ODG Report); A Higson; D Sloman; C Pickford

Contributed by: [Peter Davies]
Last updated: 06/10/2017


Steeple Barton, Oxfordshire
S Mary
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 c1981 Steel Geoffrey Armitage
9 c1699 Oak unidentified
Contributed by: Chris Pickford; David Sloman
Last updated: 06/10/2017