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Place Billesdon
S John Bapt
Grid Ref SK719025
Lat, Long 52.61579, -0.93822
Postcode LE7 9AE
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County Leicestershire
Country England
Diocese Leicester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 476 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below)
Tenor 11-2-22 (1310lb or 594kg) in F (704.0Hz)
Practice Fri
Affiliation Leicester Diocesan Guild


Billesdon, Leicestershire
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-26 1409.5 F 26.00" 1956 John Taylor & Co F
2 4-2-2 1331.0 E 27.00" 1956 John Taylor & Co F
3 4-3-1 1185.0 D 28.38" 1932 John Taylor & Co F
4 6-0-10 1056.0 C 31.13" 1912 John Taylor & Co F
5 5-0-2 941.0 Bb 31.50" 1628 Hugh II Watts R
6 6-2-22 888.0 A 34.25" 1624 Hugh II Watts R
7 9-2-1 792.0 G 39.25" 1862 John Taylor & Co R
8 11-2-22 704.0 F 42.38" c1400† Johannes de York R
Source: GAD spsht data; A Higson

Contributed by: George Dawson
Last updated: 26/09/2008

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