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Place Niton
S John Bapt
Grid Ref SZ505767
Lat, Long 50.58844, -1.28790 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode PO38 2BT
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Lieutenancy area Isle of Wight
Country England
Diocese Portsmouth
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 3589 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6
Tenor 9cwt (~1010lb or ~460kg) in G♯
Frames 3 (see below)
Practice Thu
Also Ground floor ringing chamber; toilet
Affiliation Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild

Niton, Isle of Wight
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-8 E♯ 26.38" 1984 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
2 4-2-8 D♯ 27.88" 1932 Mears & Stainbank F
3 5-1-11 C♯ 29.88" 1931 Mears & Stainbank F
4 5-3-4 B♯ 31.00" 1931 Mears & Stainbank F
5 6-3-5 A♯ 33.00" 1926 Mears & Stainbank F
6 9cwt G♯ 1605† R Beconsall (or Ralph Brooke?) R
Source: M Chester(S Noyes website); CBC; JCB; D Sloman(WBF)

Contributed by: Mike Chester
Last updated: 10/02/2019

Niton, Isle of Wight
S John Bapt
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 5,6 Cast iron unidentified 8.3.A.h
2 3,4 Cast iron unidentified 8.3.A.h
3 1,2 Cast iron unidentified 8.3.A.h
Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 19/11/2016