Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Nicholas, Child Okeford, Dorset
Place Child Okeford
S Nicholas
Grid Ref ST835127
Postcode DT11 8ED
Lat, Long 50.91398, -2.23549Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 10-2-27 in GSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/east-dorset/tower-50
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 12268
Ring of 6, tenor 10-2-27 in G
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 10-2-27 (1203 lb or 546 kg) in G (794.7 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Mon
Overhauled 2018 by Matthew Higby
1972 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
TowerBase ID 1094View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-7 1324.4 E 26.77" 1934 Mears & Stainbank F
2 4-3-16 1192.0 D 28.98" 1934 Mears & Stainbank F
3 5-1-21 1059.6 C 30.51" 1887 Mears & Stainbank R
4 6-0-4 993.3 B 32.05" 1887 Mears & Stainbank R
5 8-0-3 894.0 A 34.92" 1934 Mears & Stainbank F
6 10-2-27 794.7 G 38.98" 1934 Mears & Stainbank F
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1887 Oak Mears & Stainbank
Update log
08/07/2020 Practice no longer shared with Manston on 5th Mon [Bob Crighton via e-mail]
16/06/2019 Indication of available toilet facility added [TimJ (REMRKS 244) via e-mail]