Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Kirkby Wharfe, North Yorkshire
Place Kirkby Wharfe
S John Bapt
Grid Ref SE506410
Postcode LS24 9DD
Lat, Long 53.86341, -1.23212Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area North Yorkshire
Country England
Diocese York
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 13¾ cwt in FSee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 14027
Ring of 3, tenor 13¾ cwt in F
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 13¾ cwt (~1540 lb or ~700 kg) in F (690.0 Hz)
Additional information Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line
TowerBase ID 7690
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 830.0 A 35.00" 1601† William Oldfield (of Bradford) R 4
2 757.0 G 38.25" c1800 ? James III Harrison Y N
3 13¾ cwt 690.0 F 43.00" 1623 William Oldfield (of Bradford) R 4
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Unused 2117.0 C 18.00" 1886 Charles Carr Y
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 c1899 Timber unidentified 3.A 3.1
Update log
11/01/2020 Dis: nominal,note amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
21/12/2019 Dis: nominal,note amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
09/11/2019 1-3: turning added; dis: nominal,note added; fr1: layout added [John Arthur via e-mail]