Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Laurence, Chicheley, Buckinghamshire
Place Chicheley
S Laurence
Grid Ref SP904458
Postcode MK16 9JH
Lat, Long 52.10367, -0.68068Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Buckinghamshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 16½ cwt in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 16987
Ring of 6, tenor 16½ cwt in F♯
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 16½ cwt (~1850 lb or ~840 kg) in F♯ (716.5 Hz)
Additional information Rung from rood loft
Overhauled 1905 by Alfred Bowell
TowerBase ID 1083View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5¾ cwt 1216.5 D♯ 31.00" 1718 Abraham II Rudhall R
2 7 cwt 1081.5 C♯ 33.25" 1718 Abraham II Rudhall R
3 7¾ cwt 968.0 B 35.00" 1718 Abraham II Rudhall R
4 8¾ cwt 900.5 A♯ 36.50" 1718 Abraham II Rudhall R
5 11 cwt 808.0 G♯ 40.00" 1718 Abraham II Rudhall R
6 16½ cwt 716.5 F♯ 44.75" 1718 Abraham II Rudhall R
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1718 Oak John and Richard Williams 6.D 6.12
Update log
24/01/2020 Ring key is nearer F# (despite tenor nominal of F+44c) [TimJ (#261) via e-mail]
24/01/2020 1-6: note amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
28/12/2019 1-6: nominal added [Bill Hibbert via e-mail]