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Place Thaxted
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TL610310
Lat, Long 51.95425, 0.34167 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode CM6 2PL
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County Essex
Country England
Diocese Chelmsford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 4966 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1949 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 1949
Tenor 15-0-2 (1682lb or 763kg) in Eb (609.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Tue (2nd, 4th)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Affiliation Essex Association


Thaxted, Essex
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-18 1218.0 Eb 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 Bb 33.44" 1949 Gillett & Johnston F N
5 8-2-25 812.0 Ab 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 Eb 45.88" 1778 William Mears R 8
Clock 3¼cwt 1620.6 F 23.69" 1821 Thomas II Mears Y N
Source: D Sloman(Deedes&Walters; Putteril); C Pickford; TimJ(AAJB/G&J);
N Taylor(WBF)

Contributed by: David Sloman
Last updated: 26/08/2018