Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Minster Ch of S John Bapt, Croydon, Greater London
Place Croydon
Minster Ch of S John Bapt
Shown in County Lists as Croydon, S John Bapt
Grid Ref TQ319654
Postcode CR0 1RF
Lat, Long 51.37266, -0.10630Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Greater London
Country England
Diocese Southwark
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 12 (full circle ring), tenor 36-3-18 in C♯See below
Frames 3See below
URL http://croydonringers.yolasite.com
Affiliation Surrey Association
Dove tower ID 16938
Ring of 12, tenor 36-3-18 in C♯
Bells 12 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 36-3-18 (4134 lb or 1875 kg) in C♯ (548.0 Hz)
Practice Tue 20:00
Additional information Also hung for ringing: extra treble and 6♭; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant
TowerBase ID 1404View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-3-0 1644.0 G♯ 27.38" 1936 Gillett & Johnston B N
2 6-0-14 1462.0 F♯ 28.63" 1936 Gillett & Johnston B N
3 6-0-25 1370.0 E♯ 29.25" 1936 Gillett & Johnston B N
4 6-2-25 1232.0 D♯ 30.88" 1936 Gillett & Johnston F N
5 7-1-10 1096.0 C♯ 32.25" 1936 Gillett & Johnston F N
6 7-2-13 1028.0 B♯ 34.00" 1936 Gillett & Johnston F N
7 9-1-5 913.0 A♯ 35.88" 1936 Gillett & Johnston F N
8 12-1-3 822.0 G♯ 39.50" 1936 Gillett & Johnston F N
9 15-3-13 731.0 F♯ 43.63" 1936 Gillett & Johnston F N
10 19-0-2 685.0 E♯ 46.00" 1936 Gillett & Johnston F N
11 26-3-13 616.0 D♯ 51.50" 1936 Gillett & Johnston F N
12 36-3-18 548.0 C♯ 58.00" 1936 Gillett & Johnston F N
0extra 5-0-24 1828.0 A♯ 26.00" 1978 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
6♭ 8-0-10 976.0 B 34.50" 1946 Gillett & Johnston F N
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2A 0extra c1978 Metal unidentified
2B 6b c1946 Metal unidentified
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 1936 Metal Gillett & Johnston
Update log
10/01/2021 Restoration project completed [Mark Walker, WoA]
16/10/2020 1-12,0e,6b: turning added [[James Hedgcock] via 00014060]
11/03/2020 0e: nominal added [Nigel Taylor via e-mail]
10/03/2020 2,3,6,7,9,12 dismantled: gudgeon replacement [Mark Walker (WofA) via e-mail]