Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
All Saints, Laxfield, Suffolk
Place Laxfield
All Saints
Grid Ref TM296724
Lat, Long 52.30206, 1.36616Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode IP13 8DL
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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 6, tenor 15-1-9 in ESee below
Frames 1See below
URL https://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/laxfield1.php
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Updates 03/10/2020: Major restoration begun, some recasting, and augmentation to eight [David Potter]
30/09/2020: Updated URL [Chris Garner via Email]
04/09/2020: To be augmented to 8 in a new frame [Neal Dodge via Email]
Ring of 6, tenor 15-1-9 in E
TowerBase 2906View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 1922 by Alfred Bowell
Tenor 15-1-9 (1717 lb or 779 kg) in E (671.5Hz)
Additional information Future plans: To be augmented to 8 in a new frame; restoration work under way; anticlockwise
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5cwt 1114.0 C♯ 30.06" 1760 Lester & Pack R 4
2 5½cwt 1019.0 B 30.63" 1873 John Warner & Sons R 4
3 8cwt 887.0 A 35.63" c1490† Bury St Edmunds foundry R 8
4 9½cwt 834.0 G♯ 37.94" 1873 John Warner & Sons R 4
5 14cwt 742.0 F♯ 41.25" c1599† 'Burlingham type' R 8
6 15-1-9 671.5 E 45.00" 1922 Alfred Bowell F N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 c1499 Oak unidentified mixed NonStd