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Place Great Bowden
S Peter & S Paul
Grid Ref SP746888
Lat, Long 52.49270, -0.90233 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode LE16 7ET
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County Leicestershire
Country England
Diocese Leicester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2096 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 2001 by Loughborough Bellfoundry
Tenor 14-0-1 (1569lb or 712kg) in F (714.0Hz)
Frames 1 (see below)
Practice Tue
Affiliation Leicester Diocesan Guild


Great Bowden, Leicestershire
S Peter & S Paul
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-5 1208.0 D 28.00" 1954 John Taylor & Co F N
2 5-1-24 1070.0 C 30.38" 1599† Hugh I Watts Y Y
3 5-2-18 953.0 Bb 32.13" 1737 Joseph Eayre Y Y
4 7-0-24 900.0 A 34.38" 1739 Joseph Eayre Y Y
5 9-3-12 801.5 G 38.13" 1621 Hugh II Watts Y Y
6 14-0-1 714.0 F 43.13" 1624 Hugh II Watts R Y
Source: GAD spsht data; Edward Martin; A Higson

Contributed by: George Dawson
Last updated: 01/09/2010


Great Bowden, Leicestershire
S Peter & S Paul
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1926 Cast iron Loughborough Bellfoundry 8.3.C.e 6.1
Contributed by: Andrew Higson
Last updated: 01/09/2010