Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
All Saints, Somerton, Suffolk
Place Somerton
All Saints
Grid Ref TL810530
Postcode IP29 4ND
Lat, Long 52.14574, 0.64494Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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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 4 U/R, tenor 8 cwt in G♯See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/somerton1.html
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Ring of 4, tenor 8 cwt in G♯
Bells 4 U/REdit details
Tenor 8 cwt (~900 lb or ~410 kg) in G♯ (834.5Hz)
Additional information Unringable; tuning: 1-3,4♯ of 5
TowerBase 4456View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4¼cwt 1075.0 C 27.07" 1578† Stephen II Tonne Y N
2 5cwt 961.0 B♭ 29.25" 1573† Stephen II Tonne Y N
3 6¾cwt 892.0 A 33.07" 1573† Stephen II Tonne Y N
4 8cwt 834.5 G♯ 36.00" 1681 Miles III Graye Y N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4 1883 Oak unidentified 6.A 4.3var