Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Peter & S Paul, Wantage, Oxfordshire
Place Wantage
S Peter & S Paul
Grid Ref SU396879
Lat, Long 51.58869, -1.42849Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode OX12 8AQ
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.58638, -1.42769
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Lieutenancy area Oxfordshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 21-2-15 in DSee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.wantageparish.com/bellringing-and-our-bells.html
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
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Ring of 8, tenor 21-2-15 in D
TowerBase 5246View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 1938 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 1938
Tenor 21-2-15 (2423 lb or 1099 kg) in D (596.0Hz)
Practice Tue
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-0-8 1194.0 D 30.75" 1892 Mears & Stainbank R
2 6-1-11 1125.0 C♯ 32.00" 1892 Mears & Stainbank R
3 7-3-13 1003.0 B 33.50" 1669 Henry II Knight R
4 8-1-5 894.0 A 36.25" 1892 Mears & Stainbank R
5 10-0-12 796.0 G 39.13" 1764 Lester & Pack R
6 11-3-17 752.0 F♯ 41.50" 1867 John Warner & Sons R
7 15-0-20 669.0 E 45.38" 1843 W & J Taylor R
8 21-2-15 596.0 D 50.75" 1892 Mears & Stainbank R
Sanctus 1½cwt 1030.0 C 18.75" 1609† William Yare R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1892 Oak Blackbourn & Greenleaf 6.A 8.3