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Place Fornham St Martin
S Martin
Grid Ref TL852669
Lat, Long 52.26954, 0.71316 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode IP31 1ST
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County Suffolk
Country England
Diocese St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 1933 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 6-2-20 (748lb or 339kg) in A (894.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information To become 8
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/fornhamstmartin1.php
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Updates 17/02/2020: Intention to augment to 8 noted [Sharpe Trust application via JCB]


Fornham St Martin, Suffolk
S Martin
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-20 1495.0 F# 25.88" 1844 Charles & George Mears Y N
2 4-0-2 1356.0 E 27.25" 1844 Charles & George Mears Y N
3 4-2-25 1218.0 D 28.82" 1844 Charles & George Mears Y N
4 5-0-5 1136.0 C# 30.57" 1844 Charles & George Mears Y N
5 5-2-17 1010.0 B 31.88" 1908 Mears & Stainbank Y N
6 6-2-20 894.0 A 34.75" 1844 Charles & George Mears Y N
Nu7 8-3-22 866.0 A 37.13" 1709 Henry Williams
Nu8 11-3-25 745.5 F# 40.50" 1924 John Taylor & Co
Source: A Bull; C Pickford(Bowell records; Raven); P Denton(I Whitear);
TimJ(REMRKS267)

Contributed by: Andrew Bull
Last updated: 27/02/2020