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Place Royston
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TL357406
Lat, Long 52.04783, -0.02197 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode SG8 9LG
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 52.04929, -0.02109 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Hertfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 4161 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 11-3-0 (1316lb or 597kg) in F# (735.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Toilet
Additional information Unringable; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; restoration work under way; church has suffered a devastating fire
URL http://www.hcacr.org.uk/northern/royston/index.html
Affiliation Hertford County Association
Updates 14/07/2020: Restoration work under way [TimJ(#285) via e-mail]
20/06/2019: Bells removed to Loughborough and in storage [Paul Mason (JTco) via e-mail]
22/03/2019: Bells are cracked as the result of the December 2018 fire [RW2019/296; TimJ via RW]


Royston, Hertfordshire
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-26 1498.5 F# 26.06" 1919 Mears & Stainbank
2 4-1-9 1417.0 E# 27.00" 1919 Mears & Stainbank
3 5-0-4 1259.0 D# 29.12" 1919 Mears & Stainbank
4 4-3-20 1107.0 C# 29.00" 1739 Thomas Lester
5 6-2-11 978.5 B 32.81" 1739 Thomas Lester
6 7-3-14 927.0 A# 34.87" 1901 John Taylor & Co
7 8-2-0 823.5 G# 36.50" 1739 Thomas Lester
8 11-3-0 735.0 F# 40.87" 1901 John Taylor & Co
Source: HCA; R Bickerton(Dodds); P Denton; D Sloman; TimJ(RW2019/296)

Contributed by: Ian Cresshull
Last updated: 22/03/2019