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St. Nicholas, Piddington, Oxon
Bicester branch of the ODG
St. Nicholas, Piddington
St. Nicholas, Piddington
Dedication: St. Nicholas, Piddington

Service Ringing: Sun by arrangement

Practice night: Wed 7.00pm

The Bells (5) 7-2-0#

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor

The following information comes from F. Sharpe The Church Bells of Oxfordshire. He last visited the tower in 1951.

Frame: 16th century wooden A-type.
Gear: Elm headstocks, Hoop gudgeons, Plain brass bearings, Traditional English type wheels, Traditional stays, 1887 F. White.

A ring of 5, tenor 8-0-0#, diameter 36”, tuned to A
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter
(inches)
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
Treble 4-0-0# 27 E 1887 Llewellins & James Bristol THE GIFT OF MRS. CHARLES BROWN
JUBILEE 1887
REV. THOMAS IVENS VICAR
LLEWELINS & JAMES,
BRISTOL
2 4-2-0# 28¾ D 1887 Llewellins & James Bristol THE GIFT OF MRS. CHARLES BROWN
JUBILEE 1887
F. WHITE & SONS, BELLHANGERS APPLETON
THOMAS BROWN & THOMAS MAY CHURCHWARDENS
LLEWELINS & JAMES,
BRISTOL
3 5-0-0# 30 C# 1887 Llewellins & James Bristol THIS BELL WAS RECAST AND THE WHOLE PEAL REHUNG
AT THE EXPENSE OF MRS. CHARLES BROWN
IN THE JUBILEE YEAR OF QUEEN VICTORIA
1887
LLEWELINS & JAMES,
BRISTOL
4 6-0-0# 32¼ B 1738 Edward Hemins Bicester BENEDICTA SIT SANCTA TRINITAS [P5 six times]
IOHN WALKER, IOHN LOWE. CHURCH=WARDENS. 1738. Ed: HEMINS FECIT [N9]
Tenor 8-0-0# 36 A 1729 Edward Hemins Bicester WILLIAM : SHAW. IOHN : HONOR. CHURCH=WARDENS [P5 four times]
EDWARD : HEMINS. BISSITER. FECIT, 1729 [P5 six times]

Note: the approximate tenor weight of 7-2-0# comes from the Oxford Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers’ Annual Report, 2005

Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP640169 - park in road

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