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Place Great Bircham
S Mary V
Grid Ref TF770325
Lat, Long 52.86173, 0.62828 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode PE31 6GP
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Lieutenancy area Norfolk
Country England
Diocese Norwich
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2095 See Felstead Peals
Bells 5
Overhauled 1923 by Mears & Stainbank
Tenor 9-0-17 (1025lb or 465kg) in A♭ (847.5Hz)
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Practice Thu 19:00
Additional information Anticlockwise
Affiliation Norwich Diocesan Association
Updates 27/05/2020: Tenor note & ring key not A (nominal Ab+35c) [Nick Bowden (C Richmond) via pNBR]
25/08/2019: URL added [TimJ via e-mail]
16/08/2019: URL removed (not working): Chris Mansfield [ via e-mail]

Great Bircham, Norfolk
S Mary V
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3¼cwt 1320.0 E♭ 25.50" c1690 Charles Newman
2 4¼cwt 1131.0 D♭ 28.00" c1690 Charles Newman
3 5½cwt 1064.5 C 30.75" 1878 John Warner & Sons Y
4 6-3-0 958.0 B♭ 33.75" 1923 Mears & Stainbank
5 9-0-17 847.5 A♭ 37.50" 1923 Mears & Stainbank
Source: M Chester(ch website); P Cattermole; D Cawley(P Trent);
D Sloman(Keltek;WBF info); N Bowden(C Richmond)

Contributed by: Mike Chester
Last updated: 27/05/2020