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Place Kirkby Wharfe
S John Bapt
Grid Ref SE506410
Lat, Long 53.86341, -1.23212 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode LS24 9DD
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Lieutenancy area North Yorkshire
Country England
Diocese York
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 7690
Bells 3 U/R | Supply Details
Tenor 13¾cwt (~1540lb or ~700kg) in F (690.0Hz)
Frames 1 (see below)
Additional information Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line


Kirkby Wharfe, North Yorkshire
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 830.0 A 35.00" 1601† William Oldfield (of Bradford) R 4
2 757.0 G 38.25" c1800 ? James III Harrison Y N
3 13¾cwt 690.0 F 43.00" 1623 William Oldfield (of Bradford) R 4
Unused 2117.0 C 18.00" 1886 Charles Carr Y
Source: GAD; York & The Ainsty; GAD/P Dyson; TimJ(REMRKS258/9)

Contributed by: George Dawson
Last updated: 11/01/2020


Kirkby Wharfe, North Yorkshire
S John Bapt
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 c1899 Timber unidentified 3.A 3.1
Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 09/11/2019