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St. John the Baptist, Dorton, Bucks
Central Bucks branch of the ODG
St. John the Baptist, Dorton
St. John the Baptist, Dorton ŠKNS Feb 2005
Dedication: St. John the Baptist, Dorton

The Bells (3) 7-0-0#

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor

Most of the bell information below comes from John E. Hearn The Rings and Chimes Of Buckinghamshire Churches, page 48.
The inscriptions are from A.H.Cocks The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, page 372.
The white wooden turret tower has 3 bells hung for full-circle ringing and a sanctus.

A ring of 3; tenor 7-0-0#, diameter 34”.
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter
(inches)
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 5-2-0# 30 1828 R Taylor & Sons Oxford MR J: REEVES C: WARDEN.MDCCCXXVIII
2 6-0-0# 31 1626 Robert Atton Buckingham R A X626
tenor 7-0-0# 34 1604 Bartholomew Atton Buckingham GOD SAVE KING IAMES X604

Notes:

  1. The lettering on the tenor is shown in A.H.Cocks
  2. The Church Bells of Buckinghamshire, plates XXVIII & XXIX.
Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP679139

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