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Little John (Dronfield Church)

Locality
Coordinates 53.301561, -1.472258
Adm. div. Derbyshire
Vicinity Dronfield
Type Miscellaneous
Interest Robin Hood name
Status Defunct?
First Record 1888
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St John the Baptist Church, Dronfield.
St John the Baptist, Dronfield / Liz Jones, Sheffield.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-07-13. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-16.

According to S.O. Addy (1888),[1] Little John was the name of a small bell in Dronfield parish church (St John the Baptist Church, Dronfield with Holmefield Parish). It was rung before service and after the peal was finished. Other names for it were Ting Tang or the Bidding Bell.

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Dronfield Church indicated on these maps.

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