Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Nicholas, Chaldon Herring, Dorset
Place Chaldon Herring
S Nicholas
or East Chaldon
Grid Ref SY790831
Postcode DT2 8DN
Lat, Long 50.64732, -2.29841Locate 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 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 6½ cwt in CSee below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 16991
Ring of 3, tenor 6½ cwt in C
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 6½ cwt (~730 lb or ~330 kg) in C (1041.5 Hz)
Additional information Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 5
TowerBase ID 6854
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4 cwt 1280.0 E♭ 26.63" 1615 William II Purdue Y N
2 5½ cwt 1118.0 D♭ 30.00" 1900 Charles Carr Y N
3 6½ cwt 1041.5 C 33.13" c1499† Salisbury foundry Y N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 c1899 Timber unidentified 5.L 3.1
Update log
24/04/2019 Tuning description added [TimJ (based on nominals and G Vant recording) via e-mail]
24/04/2019 frame: truss,layout added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
22/04/2019 1-3: nominal,turning added [George Vant via 00013390]