Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Oldham, Greater Manchester
Place Oldham
S Mary
Grid Ref SD927051
Postcode OL1 3BP
Lat, Long 53.54259, -2.11144Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Greater Manchester
Country England
Diocese Manchester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 12 (full circle ring), tenor 35-0-4 in D♭See below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 3See below
Also Toilet
Affiliation Lancashire Association
Dove tower ID 12889
Ring of 12, tenor 35-0-4 in D♭
Bells 12 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 35-0-4 (3924 lb or 1780 kg) in D♭ (545.0 Hz)
Additional information Also hung for ringing: 6♭
TowerBase ID 3740View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-2-14 1631.0 A♭ 27.50" 1922 John Taylor & Co B N
2 6-3-9 1450.0 G♭ 28.50" 1922 John Taylor & Co B N
3 6-0-23 1370.0 F 29.00" 1922 John Taylor & Co F N
4 6-1-20 1221.0 E♭ 30.38" 1922 John Taylor & Co F N
5 7-1-27 1087.0 D♭ 32.63" 1922 John Taylor & Co F N
6 7-3-1 1026.0 C 33.38" 1922 John Taylor & Co F N
7 9-2-2 913.0 B♭ 36.13" 1922 John Taylor & Co F N
8 10-3-26 814.0 A♭ 38.75" 1922 John Taylor & Co F N
9 15-0-0 726.0 G♭ 43.50" 1922 John Taylor & Co F N
10 18-2-14 684.0 F 46.25" 1922 John Taylor & Co F N
11 24-2-24 611.3 E♭ 51.38" 1922 John Taylor & Co F N
12 35-0-4 545.0 D♭ 57.63" 1922 John Taylor & Co F N
6♭ 8-2-21 975.0 C♭ 35.00" 1978 John Taylor & Co (Bellfounders) Ltd F N
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Unused 5¼ cwt 31.25" 1722 Abraham II Rudhall Y
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
3 1,2,4,5,7,Unused of other bells 1922 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h
2 3,6,9,10,6b of 12 1922 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.e
1 8,11,12 of 12 1922 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.e
Update log
21/12/2019 Dedication (slightly) amended; practices no longer held [TimJ (#258; Crockford; D Thomas, Tower Captain) via e-mail]