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St. Olave, Fritwell, Oxon
Bicester branch of the ODG
St. Olave, Fritwell tower
St. Olave, Fritwell
Dedication: St. Olave, Fritwell

Service Ringing: by arrangement

Practice night: Wed 7.30pm

The Bells (4) 7-2-0#

Access to ringing chamber: - Spiral staircase

The following information is taken from F. Sharpe The Church Bells of Oxfordshire. He visited the tower in 1949.

A ring of 4; tenor 7-2-0#, diameter 35½”tuned to Bb
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter
(inches)
Strike
note
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 4-0-5   Eb 1949 Whitechapel Foundry London [+] SANCTE OLAE ORA PRO NOBIS
EDGAR CLANFIELD. M.A. VICAR.
JESSE ALLEN, A.W. WHITE CHURCHWARDENS.
1949.
MEARS AND STAINBANK, LONDON [Whitechapel foundry mark]
S. P. BENNET, (CLERK) A. BISHOP, A. HARRIS, W. G. TURNER, H. WINNING, T. BEETHY, RINGERS.
2 4-3-0# 30¼ D 1612 Robert Atton Buckingham ROBERT ATTON MADE ME [H3] 1612 [H3]
3 5-1-12 311/8 C 1865 G. Mears & Co. Whitechapel CM A M AO A RIX MAP CI
G. MEARS & CO. FOUNDERS, LONDON 1865
Tenor 7-0-0# 35½ Bb 1618 Robert Atton Buckingham [Cross N8] R A 1618
Sanctus   13¼
Notes:
  1. The inscription on the treble is in Gothic lettering;
  2. The first line of the inscription on the 3rd is inverted;
  3. The Sanctus is hung for chiming.
Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP525294 - road parking

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