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Place Shimpling
S George
Grid Ref TL859512
Lat, Long 52.12853, 0.71519 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode IP29 4HF
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County Suffolk
Country England
Diocese St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 4360 See Felstead Peals
Bells 5 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 8-2-23 (975lb or 442kg) in A (903.5Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; tuning: 1-5 of 6
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/shimpling1.html
Affiliation Suffolk Guild


Shimpling, Suffolk
S George
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3¾cwt 1340.0 E 25.50" 1735 Thomas Newman Y N
2 4½cwt 1218.0 D 27.50" 1735 Thomas Newman Y N
3 5½cwt 1084.0 C 29.50" 1735 Thomas Newman Y N
4 6½cwt 1009.0 B 32.13" 1735 Thomas Newman Y N
5 8-2-23 903.5 A 37.00" 1843 Thomas II Mears Y N
Source: Raven; Dove tenor wt: SGR website; TimJ;
P Denton(RWMC;I Whitear)

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 10/06/2017