Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S George, Shimpling, Suffolk
Place Shimpling
S George
Grid Ref TL859512
Lat, Long 52.12853, 0.71519Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode IP29 4HF
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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 5 U/R, tenor 8-2-23 in ASee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/shimpling1.html
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Ring of 5, tenor 8-2-23 in A
TowerBase 4360View Felstead peals
Bells 5 U/REdit details
Tenor 8-2-23 (975 lb or 442 kg) in A (903.5Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; tuning: 1-5 of 6
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 c1599 [1843] Oak [Oak] unidentified [Whitechapel Bell Foundry] mixed 5.12