Stratfield Mortimer – St John


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


St John the Evangelist.


OS map ref. SU 654645 (map 175)
Click to view map.


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


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

We practice on a Monday evening between 19:30 and 21:00 at one of the 3 towers within the Benefice, either Mortimer St John’s, Mortimer St Mary’s or Padworth St John’s.
Please contact either of the joint tower captains for more information: Nick Munson 07905 617665 or Elaine Perkins 07765 837721.


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