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St. Bartholomew, Nettlebed, Oxon
Reading branch of the ODG
Further details in another page.

St. Bartholomew, Nettlebed tower
St. Bartholomew, Nettlebed İBM 29 Jul 2002
The brick tower survived the fire of 1845, after which the rest of the church was rebuilt.

  Dedication:St. Bartholomew, Nettlebed benefice
  Tower Correspondent:

  Service Ringing: Sun 10.30 (except 5)
  Practice night: Wed 8.00pm
  Availability and Restrictions

  The Bells (6) 5-3-17 further details

  Access to ringing chamber: Is through a small door at the base of the W tower, which leads into a kitchen and has an adjacent toilet. It can also be reached via another door into the aisle.
Adjacent to the toilet a steep fixed staircase with a handrail has 26 steps with narrow treads leading to the 1st floor ringing chamber. Tall people should mind their heads. A trap door, left open during ringing, leads into the ringing chamber which has windows on three sides which can be opened to get a through draught in warm weather.

  Points of interest in church See another page for details of the Piper windows
  Church facilities: toilet: adjacent to the ladder up to the Ringing chamber
  Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SU698867
Limited parking in lane to the west of the church. In school holidays, use the school car park ~100m to the east of the church.
  Public Transport:
  Eating Places: The White Hart
  Local points of interest for non ringers:
An old Brick Kiln is preserved in the village to commemorate the brick making industry which was there at one time. The Vicarage and Nettlebed House are Georgian.

Page last updated 3 Apr 2006

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