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Place Wroughton
S John Bapt & S Helen
Grid Ref SU137802
Lat, Long 51.52105, -1.80322
Postcode SN4 9JS
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County Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Bristol
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 5706 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below)
Overhauled 1977 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1977
Tenor 20-1-17 (2285lb or 1036kg) in E (647.0Hz)
Practice Fri 19:00
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association


Wroughton, Wiltshire
S John Bapt & S Helen
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-11 1080.5 C# 30.75" 1955 Mears & Stainbank F
2 7-2-6 974.0 B 34.38" 1660 William III Purdue Y
3 8-3-17 862.0 A 36.00" 1622† John Wallis Y
4 11-0-1 808.0 G# 40.25" 1596† John Wallis Y
5 12-2-16 727.5 F# 42.38" 1784 Robert II Wells Y
6 20-1-17 647.0 E 47.88" 1624† John Dawton & Richard Tuck Y
Sanctus c1770 Robert I Wells Y
Source: M Smith(RW1977/1056); CBC; GAD; D Cawley; B Hibbert

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 27/06/2017

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