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Place Winchester
S John Bapt
Shown in County Lists as Winchester, S John Bapt
Grid Ref SU486294
Lat, Long 51.06226, -1.30653 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode SO23 0EL
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County Hampshire
Country England
Diocese Winchester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 5536 See Felstead Peals
Bells 5 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 16cwt (~1790lb or ~810kg) in F# (725.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; one bell (or more) cracked or broken; ropes 1-4 fall in a straight line
URL http://wpbells.org/winchester-st-john-the-baptist/
Affiliation Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild


Winchester, Hampshire
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 C# 30.13" 1574† John Cole Y N
2 939.5 *B 32.75" c1460† Johanna Sturdy Y N
3 893.5 A# 35.25" 1606† R Beconsall (or Ralph Brooke?) Y N
4 808.0 G# 39.50" 1606† R Beconsall (or Ralph Brooke?) Y N
5 16cwt 725.0 F# 43.13" 1654 (unidentified) Y N
Sanctus c1400† Wokingham foundry
Source: Colchester(Hants); CBC; Dove tenor wt; TimJ; J Arthur

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 06/07/2015