Stratfield Mortimer – St John

Bells

Ring of 6 bells (7-2-16 / 388kg) in the key of A#.

Dedication

St John the Evangelist.

Location

OS map ref. SU 654645 (map 175)
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Parking

Parking is available near the Church but when this becomes full more parking is available about 100yards over the road.

Access/Height

Access to the ringing chamber is via a near vertical set of metal steps with a hand rail and through an opening in the ringing chamber floor.

Service ringing

 

Practice ringing

Ringing is currently suspended whilst work is being carried out on the bells.  Practices are currently held at Stratfield Mortimer, St Mary.

Facilities

There are no clocks or clock hammers. Ropes are kept in rope warmers.

Bell details

No. Weight  cwt qr lb Note Date Cast Founder
1 3-3-5 G 1896 Mears & Stainbank
2 4-2-5 E# 1896 Mears & Stainbank
3 4-3-17 D# 1896 Mears & Stainbank
4 5-0-26 D 1896 Mears & Stainbank
5 6-1-6 C 1896 Mears & Stainbank
6 7-2-16 A# 1896 Mears & Stainbank

Contact

mortimer_st_john@reading.odg.org.uk