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Place Paignton
S John Bapt
Grid Ref SX886608
Lat, Long 50.43675, -3.56985 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode TQ3 3DS
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Lieutenancy area Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 3817 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 | Supply Details
Tenor 21-3-5 (2441lb or 1107kg) in E (654.0Hz)
Frames 2 (see below)
Practice Tue
Affiliation Devon Association


Paignton, Devon
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-3-24 1325.0 E 29.63" 1902 Mears & Stainbank R
2 6-1-8 1248.0 D♯ 31.00" 1902 Mears & Stainbank R
3 6-3-20 1109.0 C♯ 32.63" 1871 William Blews & Sons R
4 7-3-4 986.0 B 34.50" 1805 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie R
5 9-1-25 875.0 A 37.13" 1748 Thomas II Wroth R
6 11-0-14 827.0 G♯ 38.88" 1748 Thomas II Wroth R
7 13-2-16 736.0 F♯ 43.50" 1903 Mears & Stainbank R
8 21-3-5 654.0 E 48.50" 1641 Thomas II Pennington R
Source: JGMS notes; D Sloman; A Higson; J Clarke

Contributed by: [John Scott]
Last updated: 21/07/2010


Paignton, Devon
S John Bapt
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 3,4,5,6,7,8 1871 Oak Thomas I Hooper 6.A
2 1,2 1902 Oak unidentified 6.A
Contributed by: James Clarke
Last updated: 21/07/2010