Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Bacton, Suffolk
Place Bacton
S Mary V
Grid Ref TM052671
Postcode IP14 4LL
Lat, Long 52.26458, 1.00706Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Suffolk
Country England
Diocese St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 8-3-12 in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/bacton1.php
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Ring of 6, tenor 8-3-12 in F♯
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 8-3-12 (992 lb or 450 kg) in F♯ (759.0Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant
Overhauled 1972 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tuned 1972
TowerBase 247View Felstead peals
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1972 Cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 6.4