ODG Guild Header
Established January 17 1881
   
Guild Home Page Guild Officers Diary of events in the Guild Branch details and contacts within the Guild Latest news and newsletters from the Guild and Branches Details of quarters and peals rung in the Guild The Guild Documentation Frequently Asked Questions Links to other ringing websites

Guild History Page
Search this website
St. Nicholas, Great Kimble, Bucks
Chiltern branch of the ODG
St. Nicholas, Great Kimble
St. Nicholas, Great KimbleİAlan Bentley 29 Apr 2002
Dedication: St. Nicholas, Great Kimble

Service Ringing: Sun 10.15

Practice night: Thu 7.30pm

The Bells (6) 10-3-3

Access to ringing chamber: 12 straight steps

The inscriptions were taken from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 435. At this time there were only five bells.
In January 2005 the current bells 5 and 6 were rehung by Eayre & Smith.
(Awaiting more info. from Julie.)

A ring of 6 bells; tenor 10-3-3, diameter 36¾”,tuned to A
Bell Diameter
(inches)
Strike
Note
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble   F#        
2 27 E 1860 George Mears Whitechapel G. MEARS FOUNDER LONDON 1860.
JOHN ORMOND VICAR.
WILLIAM READING, ABEL REDRUP CHURCHWARDENS.
3 29 D 1860 George Mears Whitechapel G. MEARS FOUNDER LONDON 1860.
JOHN ORMOND VICAR.
WILLIAM READING, ABEL REDRUP CHURCHWARDENS.
4 30½ C# 1587 Henry Knight I Reading [Cross] gloria • in • excelsis • deo HK 1587
5 32¾ B 1587 Henry Knight I Reading [Cross] aue • maria • gracia • plena HK 1587 PW
Tenor 36¾ A 1635 Ellis Knight I Reading HONAR GOD X635

Notes:

  1. on bell 4 ‘excelsis’ is spelt ‘ercelcu l’
Church Architecture:
ringing chamberİKMC 23 Apr 2005 The nave and ringing chamber in St Nicholas, Great Kimble during the ‘Ringing Day’ on 23 April 2005.


Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP825060 - Parking in the lane next to the church

Return to the Chiltern Branch listings page

Valid CSS!  Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional     © Oxford Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers 2009 - Site Map