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Place Glastonbury
S John Bapt
Shown in County Lists as Glastonbury, S John Bapt
Grid Ref ST499390
Lat, Long 51.14810, -2.71643 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BA6 9JQ
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2024 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1993 by Robert Parker
Tuned 1993
Tenor 14-1-22 (1618lb or 734kg) in F (683.0Hz)
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URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=GLASTONBYJ
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Updates 29/06/2020: Tenor note & ring key not E (nominal F-30c) [Nigel Taylor via e-mail]
22/02/2020: Ringing suspension lifted [Brian Mountjoy via e-mail]
09/01/2019: Ringing suspended (possibly for all 2019): church reordering [TimJ (info: Brian Mountjoy) via e-mail]


Glastonbury, Somerset
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-6 1369.5 F 28.63" 1992 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 5-2-23 1292.0 E 29.44" 1992 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 6-1-27 1151.5 D 31.00" 1878 John Taylor & Co R 8
4 6-1-14 1035.0 C 31.50" 1878 John Taylor & Co R 8
5 6-3-19 913.0 Bb 34.50" 1743 Thomas I Bilbie R 8
6 8-3-2 862.0 A 36.38" 1992 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
7 10-2-6 767.5 G 40.75" 1748 Thomas I Bilbie R 8
8 14-1-22 683.0 F 46.00" 1905 John Warner & Sons F 8
Sanctus 0-2-16 2200.0 C# 15.00" 1922 John Taylor & Co
Source: M Smith; B Parker; GWM(Som); C Pickford; N Taylor

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 29/06/2020