Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John, Elmswell, Suffolk
Place Elmswell
S John
Grid Ref TL981636
Lat, Long 52.23491, 0.90092Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode IP30 9DZ
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Lieutenancy area Suffolk
Country England
Diocese St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 5 U/R, tenor 12 cwt in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/elmswell1.html
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Ring of 5, tenor 12 cwt in F♯
TowerBase 1754View Felstead peals
Bells 5 U/REdit details
Tenor 12 cwt (~1340 lb or ~610 kg) in F♯
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5cwt 1095.0 C♯ 29.56" 1670† Robert Gurney Y N
2 6¼cwt 1005.0 B 32.44" 1582† Stephen II Tonne & W Land Y N
3 7¾cwt 933.0 A♯ 35.38" c1470† Bury St Edmunds foundry Y N
4 9cwt G♯ 37.19" 1677 John Darbie Y N
5 12cwt F♯ 41.00" 1616 John Draper Y N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 c1499 Oak unidentified 5.R 5.1