Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Metfield, Suffolk
Place Metfield
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TM294803
Lat, Long 52.37288, 1.36884Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode IP20 0LA
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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 9-2-7 in F♯See below
Frames 3See below
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/metfield1.php
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Ring of 6, tenor 9-2-7 in F♯
TowerBase 5809View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 9-2-7 (1071 lb or 486 kg) in F♯ (763.0Hz)
Additional information Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-17 1287.0 D♯ 27.38" 1998 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 4-2-12 1140.0 C♯ 29.00" 1998 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 5-2-4 1019.0 B 31.00" 1993 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
4 6-1-0 962.0 A♯ 32.38" 1647 John II Brend Y 8
5 7-3-12 853.0 G♯ 37.00" 1568† John I Brend Y 8
6 9-2-7 763.0 F♯ 38.88" c1482† Richard I Brasyer Y 8
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
3 c1499 Oak unidentified 5.D 4.2
2 2,5 1993 Steel Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
1 1,3,4,6 1993 Cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 8.3.A.h 4.3