Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Winchester, Hampshire
Place Winchester
S John Bapt
Shown in County Lists as Winchester, S John Bapt
Grid Ref SU486294
Postcode SO23 0EL
Lat, Long 51.06226, -1.30653Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Hampshire
Country England
Diocese Winchester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 5 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 16 cwt in F♯See below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://wpbells.org/winchester-st-john-the-baptist/
Affiliation Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild
Dove tower ID 11985
Ring of 5, tenor 16 cwt in F♯
Bells 5 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 16 cwt (~1790 lb or ~810 kg) in F♯ (725.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line for 1-4
TowerBase ID 5536View Felstead peals
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 16 cwt 725.0 F♯ 43.13" 1654 Henry II Knight Y N
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Sanctus c1400† Wokingham foundry
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 of 5 Oak unidentified 5.A ~5.3
Update log
10/01/2021 5: identity of founder discovered in churchwarden accounts [Christopher Dalton, RW 1978 p818]