Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Thaxted, Essex
Place Thaxted
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TL610310
Lat, Long 51.95425, 0.34167Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode CM6 2PL
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Lieutenancy area Essex
Country England
Diocese Chelmsford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 15-0-2 in E♭See below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Essex Association
Ring of 8, tenor 15-0-2 in E♭
TowerBase 4966View Felstead peals
Bells 8
Overhauled 1949 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 1949
Tenor 15-0-2 (1682 lb or 763 kg) in E♭ (609.0Hz)
Practice Tue (2nd, 4th)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-18 1218.0 E♭ 27.19" 1778 William Mears R 8
2 4-1-22 1141.7 D 28.88" 1778 William Mears R 8
3 5-1-1 1015.0 C 30.38" 1949 Gillett & Johnston F N
4 6-3-2 914.0 B♭ 33.44" 1949 Gillett & Johnston F N
5 8-2-25 812.0 A♭ 37.00" 1948 Gillett & Johnston F N
6 9-3-4 761.0 G 38.88" 1734 Thomas Gardiner R 8
7 13-3-2 688.5 F 42.19" 1950 Gillett & Johnston F N
8 15-0-2 609.0 E♭ 45.88" 1778 William Mears R 8
Clock 3¼cwt 1620.6 F 23.69" 1821 Thomas II Mears Y N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 c1780 Oak unidentified 6.A/6.D 8.3