Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Burslem, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Place Stoke on Trent, Burslem
S John Bapt
or Burslem
Shown in County Lists as Stoke, Burslem
Grid Ref SJ869494
Postcode ST6 3JY
Lat, Long 53.04256, -2.19637Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Staffordshire
Country England
Diocese Lichfield
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
Rings 6 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 11½ cwt in GSee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation North Staffordshire Association
Dove tower ID 11305
Ring of 6, tenor 11½ cwt in G
Bells 6 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 11½ cwt (~1290 lb or ~580 kg) in G (784.1 Hz)
Additional information Unringable; tower unsafe
Overhauled 1911 by James Barwell
TowerBase ID 870View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4½ cwt 1321.2 E 28.50" 1828 William Dobson R
2 5½ cwt 1185.4 D 30.00" 1828 William Dobson R
3 5¼ cwt 1036.6 C 31.00" 1828 William Dobson R
4 5½ cwt 975.8 B 32.00" 1828 William Dobson R
5 7½ cwt 875.9 A 36.00" 1828 William Dobson R
6 11½ cwt 784.1 G 40.00" 1828 William Dobson R
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1828 Timber William Dobson 6.A 6.7
Update log
01/11/2020 1-6: frameid,canon info added; fr1: details added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
29/10/2020 Tenor nominal added. Note from F# to G after tower visited and recordings taken 23 Oct 2020 [Bill Hibbert via Email]
24/10/2020 1-6: nominal added, note amended [Bill Hibbert via 00014079]