Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
The Bell Tower, Beccles, Suffolk
Place Beccles
The Bell Tower
Grid Ref TM421904
Lat, Long 52.45829, 1.56258Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode NR34 9HE
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Lieutenancy area Suffolk
Country England
Ownership Local Authority (Secular)
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 10, tenor 25-1-25 in D♭See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/beccles1.php
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Ring of 10, tenor 25-1-25 in D♭
TowerBase 371View Felstead peals
Bells 10Edit details
Overhauled 2012 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tenor 25-1-25 (2853 lb or 1294 kg) in D♭ (550.0Hz)
Practice Wed
Additional information Former detached tower of (extant) ch of S Michael Arch
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 7-0-6 1388.0 F 30.50" 1762 Lester & Pack R
2 6-0-21 1239.5 E♭ 30.50" 1762 Lester & Pack R
3 6-3-2 1102.0 D♭ 32.00" 2012 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
4 7-1-17 1035.0 C 33.00" 1909 John Taylor & Co F
5 8-0-5 926.0 B♭ 36.13" 1889 John Warner & Sons R
6 11-0-3 825.5 A♭ 39.25" 1909 John Taylor & Co F
7 12-0-8 735.0 G♭ 42.00" 1871 John Warner & Sons R
8 13-2-9 692.0 F 44.25" 1889 John Warner & Sons R
9 20-0-2 619.0 E♭ 47.88" 1909 John Taylor & Co F
10 25-1-25 550.0 D♭ 55.00" 1762 Lester & Pack R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 1909 Steel John Taylor & Co