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Place Blofield
S Andrew
Grid Ref TG335091
Lat, Long 52.63020, 1.44933 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode NR13 4NA
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County Norfolk
Country England
Diocese Norwich
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 564 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 15½cwt (~1740lb or ~790kg) in E (667.0Hz)
Frames 3 (see below)
Practice Thu
Also Toilet
Affiliation Norwich Diocesan Association


Blofield, Norfolk
S Andrew
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-3-6 1351.5 E 27.75" 1979 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 5-0-12 1272.0 D# 28.75" 1979 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 5¼cwt 1120.0 C# 30.50" 1826 Thomas II Mears R 4
4 5¾cwt 1012.5 B 31.25" 1581† John I Brend Y 8
5 7¼cwt 898.0 A 34.00" 1656 John II Brend Y 8
6 9cwt 842.5 G# 37.00" 1660† Elias Brend Y 8
7 12cwt 753.5 F# 41.50" c1499† Brasyers of Norwich (generic) Y 8
8 15½cwt 667.0 E 45.50" 1719 John Stephens Y 4
Sanctus 4-2-7 1690.0 G# 25.56" 2003 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
Source: GAD; CBC; P Cattermole; P Denton; N Bowden(C Richmond)

Contributed by: George Dawson
Last updated: 26/04/2020


Blofield, Norfolk
S Andrew
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,3,5,7,8 1962 Cast iron Mears & Stainbank 8.3.D.a
2 2,4,6 1962 Cast iron Mears & Stainbank 8.3.D.a
2I Sanctus 2003 Steel Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Contributed by: Philip Denton
Last updated: 05/09/2016