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Place Barham
S Mary
Grid Ref TM136509
Lat, Long 52.11552, 1.11937 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode IP6 0PT
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Lieutenancy area Suffolk
Country England
Diocese St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 288 See Felstead Peals
Bells 4 U/R | Supply Details
Tenor 11-3-24 (1340lb or 608kg) in G♯ (811.0Hz)
Frames 1 (see below)
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken : 2 & 4; unringable; Future plans: to be augmented to 6, cracked bells welded, order placed with John Taylor & Co.; restoration work under way; tuning: (approx) 1-4 of 5
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Updates 02/09/2020: Tenor weighed on arrival at JT&Co (changed from 12cwt approx.) [Paul Mason, JT&Co via EMail]
25/08/2020: Bells removed from the belfry for restoration [Carl Melville (immediate past Vicar) via Facebook]


Barham, Suffolk
S Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Nu1 2020 John Taylor & Co F N
Nu2 2020 John Taylor & Co F N
1 4-2-17 1100.0 C♯ 29.13" 1683 John Darbie Y N
2 5-1-13 1000.0 B 31.38" 1639 Miles I Graye Y N
3 8-3-21 950.0 *A♯ 34.94" 1702 Charles Newman Y N
4 11-3-24 811.0 G♯ 40.43" 1587† Stephen II Tonne & W Land Y N
Source: Raven(Suff); CBC; P Denton(RWMC); D Sloman(PD;RWMC)

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 29/10/2016


Barham, Suffolk
S Mary
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4 c1499 Oak unidentified mixed 4.3
Contributed by: David Sloman
Last updated: 29/10/2016