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Place Toller Whelme
S John
Grid Ref ST516015
Lat, Long 50.81135, -2.68741 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode DT8 3NU
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Ownership Private Ownership
Listed Gr II by Historic England
TowerBase 5063 See Felstead Peals
Bells 5 | Supply Details
Tenor 2½cwt (~280lb or ~130kg) in F♯ (1464.0Hz)
Frames 5 (see below)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Steel bells; rung from porch; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1,2,3,3,5 of 6
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/west-dorset/tower-243
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild


Toller Whelme, Dorset
S John
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 ¾cwt 2132.5 C♯ 17.00" 1868 Vickers Sons & Co A N
2 1cwt 1853.0 B 19.00" 1866 Vickers Sons & Co A N
3 1½cwt 1719.5 A 21.00" 1868 Vickers Sons & Co A N
4 2¼cwt 1716.0 A 24.25" 1868 Vickers Sons & Co B N
5 2½cwt 1464.0 F♯ 26.00" 1868 Vickers Sons & Co B N
Source: C Dalton(Dorset); S Austin; Dove tenor wt; N Bowden; D Sloman;
M Higby; TimJ

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 24/05/2019


Toller Whelme, Dorset
S John
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1A 1 c1868 Steel ? Naylor, Vickers and Co 8.3.B.a(i)
1B 2 c1866 Steel ? Naylor, Vickers and Co 8.3.B.a(i)
1C 3 c1868 Steel ? Naylor, Vickers and Co 8.3.B.a(i)
1D 4 c1868 Steel ? Naylor, Vickers and Co 8.3.B.a(i)
1E 5 c1868 Steel ? Naylor, Vickers and Co 8.3.B.a(i)
Contributed by: David Sloman
Last updated: 24/05/2019