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Place Bacton
S Mary V
Grid Ref TM052671
Lat, Long 52.26458, 1.00706 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode IP14 4LL
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County Suffolk
Country England
Diocese St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 247 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1972 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1972
Tenor 8-3-12 (992lb or 450kg) in F# (759.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/bacton1.php
Affiliation Suffolk Guild


Bacton, Suffolk
S Mary V
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-4 1272.0 D# 27.50" 1972 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 4-3-9 1148.0 C# 29.38" 1699 Charles Newman R 4
3 5-3-12 1017.0 B 31.50" 1841 Thomas II Mears R 8
4 6-3-13 957.0 A# 32.50" c1480† Bury St Edmunds foundry Y 8
5 6-3-19 857.0 G# 34.82" 1772 Pack & Chapman R 8
6 8-3-12 759.0 F# 38.75" 1841 Thomas II Mears R 8
Source: Martin Smith(twr notice 1981); Philip Denton

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 27/08/2016