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Place Shildon
S John
Grid Ref NZ228264
Lat, Long 54.63258, -1.64736 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode DL4 1DW
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 54.63284, -1.64786 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Durham
Country England
Diocese Durham
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
TowerBase 4356 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 16-1-8 (1828lb or 829kg) in F# (724.0Hz)
Practice Wed 19:00
Also Toilet
Affiliation Durham and Newcastle Diocesan Association


Shildon, Durham
S John
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-0-6 1450.0 F# 26.69" 1902 John Taylor & Co F N
2 5-0-16 1364.0 E# 27.81" 1902 John Taylor & Co F N
3 5-3-13 1214.0 D# 29.88" 1902 John Taylor & Co F N
4 6-1-16 1087.0 C# 31.50" 1902 John Taylor & Co F N
5 7-3-3 965.0 B 34.25" 1902 John Taylor & Co F N
6 8-1-9 910.0 A# 35.56" 1902 John Taylor & Co F N
7 11-2-11 815.0 G# 39.50" 1902 John Taylor & Co F N
8 16-1-8 724.0 F# 44.43" 1902 John Taylor & Co F N
Source: GAD; P Mason(JT)

Contributed by: George Dawson
Last updated: 14/04/2020