Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Bishopstone, Wiltshire
Place Bishopstone
S John Bapt
Shown in County Lists as Bishopstone (SU02)
Grid Ref SU084265
Postcode SP5 4AR
Lat, Long 51.03801, -1.88114Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 9½ cwt in GSee below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 14680
Ring of 3, tenor 9½ cwt in G
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 9½ cwt (~1060 lb or ~480 kg) in G (795.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel crossing; tuning: 1,2♯,3 of 3
TowerBase ID 7630
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6 cwt 1003.0 B 31.75" 1583† John Wallis Y N
2 7½ cwt 930.0 A♯ 34.25" 1587† John Wallis Y N
3 9½ cwt 795.0 G 38.00" 1652 John I Lott Y N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 1652 Oak unidentified 6.A 3.1
Update log
Last updated: 21/10/2015