Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Cath Ch of S James & S Edmund (The Norman Tower), Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Place Bury St Edmunds
Cath Ch of S James & S Edmund (The Norman Tower)
Shown in County Lists as Bury St Edmunds Cath
Grid Ref TL855640
Postcode IP33 1LY
Lat, Long 52.24367, 0.71669Locate 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 12, tenor 27-2-5 in C♯See below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/burystedmunds1.php
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Ring of 12, tenor 27-2-5 in C♯
Bells 12Edit details
Tenor 27-2-5 (3085 lb or 1399 kg) in C♯ (556.5Hz)
Also Simulator
Practice Tue
Additional information Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower
Overhauled 1977 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 1977
TowerBase 889View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-3-27 1670.0 G♯ 28.25" 2011 John Taylor & Co F N
2 6-2-4 1487.0 F♯ 29.00" 2011 John Taylor & Co F N
3 6-1-17 1402.0 E♯ 30.50" 1785 Thomas Osborn R 4
4 6-1-23 1248.0 D♯ 31.38" 1785 Thomas Osborn R 4
5 6-3-20 1112.0 C♯ 32.63" 1785 Thomas Osborn R 4
6 7-2-9 1050.0 B♯ 33.75" 1785 Thomas Osborn R 4
7 7-3-12 936.0 A♯ 35.38" 1785 Thomas Osborn R 4
8 9-1-3 833.5 G♯ 38.00" 1785 Thomas Osborn R 4
9 11-1-27 743.0 F♯ 41.25" 1785 Thomas Osborn R 4
10 13-0-2 701.0 E♯ 43.25" 1785 Thomas Osborn R 4
11 17-2-5 624.0 D♯ 48.00" 1785 Thomas Osborn R 4
12 27-2-5 556.5 C♯ 54.00" 1785 Thomas Osborn R 4
6b 7-3-18 991.0 B 33.75" 2013 John Taylor & Co F N
Service 9cwt 850.0 G♯ 37.13" 1680 John Darbie Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 c1785 Timber unidentified 6.D 10.
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,6b 1977 Steel & cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h