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St. John the Baptist, Hornton, Oxon
Banbury branch of the ODG
St. John Baptist, Hornton tower
St. John Baptist, Hornton
Dedication: St. John Baptist, Hornton

Availability and Restrictions *Unringable*

The Bells (5) 7-2-0#

The following information comes from F. Sharpe The Church Bells of Oxfordshire.He visited the tower in 1948.

Gear: Wood 'A' frame, Elm headstocks, Strap gudgeons, Plain brass bearings, Traditional English type wheels, no stays or sliders.
Wheels 19th century, rest 1741.

A ring of 5, tenor 7-2-0#, diameter 34½”,tuned to Bb
bell weight
cwt-qr-lb
strike
note
date
cast
founder foundry
location
inscription
Treble 3-2-0# F 1741 Henry Bagley III Chacombe SING VNTO THE LORD A NEW SONG H B MADE MEE J74J
[cable moulding all round bell]
[border H12 all round bell]
[border H1 all round bell]
2 4-0-0# Eb 1741 Henry Bagley III Chacombe I : WATKINS : I : WALDEN : C : W : HENRY BAGLEY MADE MEE J74J
3 4-2-0# D 1741 Henry Bagley III Chacombe I : WATKINS : I : WALDEN : CHURCH : WARDEN HENRY BAGLEY MAEMEJ74J
4 5-2-0# C 1741 Henry Bagley III Chacombe IAMES WATKINS : IAMES WALDEN CHURCH WARDENS H BAGLEY MADE MEE J74J
Tenor 7-2-0# Bb 1741 Henry Bagley III Chacombe I TO THE CHURCH THE LIVING CALL [H1] AND TO THE GRAVE I SUMMON ALL H B J74J
[cable moulding all round bell]
[border H12 all round bell]
This W is inverted

Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP392450

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