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Place King's Norton
S John Bapt
or Norton by Gaulby
Grid Ref SK688005
Lat, Long 52.59794, -0.98439 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode LE7 9BA
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County Leicestershire
Country England
Diocese Leicester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2762 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1977 by Loughborough Bellfoundry
Tenor 18-3-12 (2112lb or 958kg) in Eb (619.0Hz)
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Affiliation Leicester Diocesan Guild


King's Norton, Leicestershire
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-0-1 1258.0 Eb 30.13" c1760† Thomas II Eayre R
2 6-1-16 1176.0 D 31.00" c1760† Thomas II Eayre R
3 6-2-12 1036.0 C 32.50" 1760† Thomas II Eayre R
4 7-1-2 922.0 Bb 34.00" 1627† Hugh II Watts R
5 8-3-4 826.0 Ab 37.25" 1760† Thomas II Eayre R
6 10-0-11 777.0 G 39.00" 1761† Thomas II Eayre R
7 13-0-22 694.0 F 43.13" 1764† Joseph Eayre R
8 18-3-12 619.0 Eb 48.25" 1764† Joseph Eayre R
Source: A Higson; CBC; R Bimson(G Mason); C Pickford; RW1978/116;
J Hedgcock; TimJ(#296)

Contributed by: Andrew Higson
Last updated: 08/08/2020
Recent updates and other information:
08/08/2020: fr1: material amended,truss,layout added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
17/07/2020: 1,2: date amended(to est) [Chris Pickford via 00013912]
14/07/2020: 1,2: date added; founder confirmed [[James Hedgcock] via 00013898]