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Place Widford
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TL413158
Lat, Long 51.82297, 0.04906 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode SG12 8RL
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County Hertfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 5494 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1985 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1985
Tenor 7-0-25 (809lb or 367kg) in Ab (852.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Mon
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
URL http://www.hcacr.org.uk/bstortford/widford/index.html
Affiliation Hertford County Association


Widford, Hertfordshire
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
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 Eb 27.50" 1890 Mears & Stainbank R
3 5-1-0 1137.0 Db 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 Bb 32.75" c1480† London ('Balcombe shield') Y
6 7-0-25 852.0 Ab 34.50" 1624 Robert Oldfield Y
Source: HCA; CBC; P Denton; D Sloman(Dodds)

Contributed by: Ian Cresshull
Last updated: 12/01/2016