Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Widford, Hertfordshire
Place Widford
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TL413158
Postcode SG12 8RL
Lat, Long 51.82297, 0.04906Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Hertfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 7-0-25 in A♭See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.hcacr.org.uk/bstortford/widford/index.html
Affiliation Hertford County Association
Ring of 6, tenor 7-0-25 in A♭
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 7-0-25 (809 lb or 367 kg) in A♭ (852.0Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Mon
Overhauled 1985 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tuned 1985
TowerBase 5494View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-0-5 1431.5 F 26.00" 1985 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
2 4-0-10 1275.5 E♭ 27.50" 1890 Mears & Stainbank R
3 5-1-0 1137.0 D♭ 30.25" 1869 John Taylor & Co R
4 5-0-23 1072.0 C 30.00" c1612 Robert Oldfield Y
5 6-1-20 963.0 B♭ 32.75" c1480† London ('Balcombe shield') Y
6 7-0-25 852.0 A♭ 34.50" 1624 Robert Oldfield Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 c1869 Pine unidentified 6.4