Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael, Great Oakley, Northamptonshire
Place Great Oakley
S Michael
Grid Ref SP871858
Postcode NN18 8HN
Lat, Long 52.46367, -0.71920Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Northamptonshire
Country England
Diocese Peterborough
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 3 (full circle ring), tenor 5-2-18 in BSee below
Future bellsSee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
Dove tower ID 12475
Ring of 3, tenor 5-2-18 in B
Bells 3 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 5-2-18 (634 lb or 288 kg) in B (1005.5 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Future plans: to become 5
TowerBase ID 6514
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-3 1270.5 D♯ 26.38" 1626 Hugh II Watts Y Y
2 4-2-24 1131.0 C♯ 28.88" c1595† Newcombe & Watts Y Y
3 5-2-18 1005.5 B 30.75" 1634 Hugh II Watts Y Y
Future bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
New 1 of 5 2-1-25 1511.8 F♯ 22.75" 1911 John Warner & Sons R N
New 2 of 5 2-2-21 1355.9 E 23.75" 1948 Gillett & Johnston R N
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Sanctus 0-2-11 2591.0 E 13.38" 1953 John Taylor & Co Y N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,New 1 of 5,New 2 of 5 of future bells 1953 Metal John Taylor & Co
Update log
31/05/2020 Nu1,Nu2: diam,canons,turning,frameid added; 1-3: turning added; [Matthew Higby via 00013788]
31/05/2020 Sct: frameid,turning added; canons amended [Matthew Higby via 00013788]
30/05/2020 Nu1,Nu2: details added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
11/01/2020 Being augmented to 5 [TimJ(#259 info Matthew Higby) via e-mail]