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Place Finchingfield
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TL686328
Lat, Long 51.96810, 0.45296 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode CM7 4NP
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County Essex
Country England
Diocese Chelmsford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 1894 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1980 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1980
Tenor 15-2-22 (1758lb or 797kg) in Eb
Frames 1 (see below)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Affiliation Essex Association


Finchingfield, Essex
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-21 Eb 29.50" 1781 Thomas Osborn R 4
2 5-1-21 D 30.50" 1781 Thomas Osborn R 4
3 6-1-0 C 32.00" 1781 Thomas Osborn R 4
4 7-0-0 Bb 34.00" 1781 Thomas Osborn R 4
5 7-3-8 Ab 36.00" 1781 Thomas Osborn R 4
6 8-1-4 G 38.00" 1781 Thomas Osborn R 4
7 12-2-20 F 41.50" 1952 Gillett & Johnston F N
8 15-2-22 Eb 45.50" 1781 Thomas Osborn R 4
Service 18.00" c1599† Bury St Edmunds foundry R
Source: D Sloman; R Bickerton; TimJ

Contributed by: David Sloman
Last updated: 09/11/2016


Finchingfield, Essex
S John Bapt
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1980 Cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry 8.3.A.h 8.3
Contributed by: Tim Jackson
Last updated: 09/11/2016