Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Allington, Wiltshire
Place Allington
S John Bapt
Grid Ref SU204393
Postcode SP4 0BX
Lat, Long 51.15330, -1.70949Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Wiltshire
Country England
Ownership Friends of Friendless Churches
Listed Gr II by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 6 cwt in C♯See below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 16059
Ring of 3, tenor 6 cwt in C♯
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 6 cwt (~670 lb or ~300 kg) in C♯ (1118.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from porch; tuning: 1,3,4 of 6
TowerBase ID 6900
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-1-15 1476.0 F♯ 24.75" 1849 Charles & George Mears Y N
2 4½ cwt 1200.0 D 27.63" 1613 John Wallis Y N
3 6 cwt 1118.0 C♯ 30.50" c1549† Salisbury foundry Y N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 1849 Timber Local labour/guild/assn kingposted 3.1
Update log
Last updated: 03/11/2011