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Place Stowmarket
S Peter & S Mary
Grid Ref TM049586
Lat, Long 52.18822, 0.99611
Postcode IP14 1ES
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Lieutenancy area Suffolk
Country England
Diocese St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 4803 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8
Overhauled 1966 by John Taylor & Co
Tenor 20-0-27 (2267lb or 1028kg) in D (576.0Hz)
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Also Simulator; toilet
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken; Future plans: to become 10; restoration work under way
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/stowmarket1.php
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Updates 20/08/2020: Restoration in new frame, recasting current treble and 2 bells added to make 10, replacing current cracked 3rd (preserving old bell) and welding cracked 4th. Contractor: Nicholsons [Neal Dodge via Email]


Stowmarket, Suffolk
S Peter & S Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Nu1 F♯ 2020 Eijsbouts N
Nu2 E 2020 Eijsbouts N
Nu3 D 2020 Eijsbouts N
4 7-1-0 1087.0 C♯ 32.13" 1966 John Taylor & Co F
Nu5 B
6 8-0-25 863.0 A 36.25" c1456† John Danyell R
7 10-0-22 769.0 G 38.63" 1966 John Taylor & Co F
8 13-0-24 725.0 F♯ 43.38" 1823 Thomas II Mears R
9 17-1-22 647.0 E 46.13" 1966 John Taylor & Co F
10 20-0-27 576.0 D 51.50" 1622† Miles I Graye R
Service 2¾cwt 23.25" c1470† Norwich foundry Y
Ex3 7-1-4 968.0 B 33.75" 1669 John Darbie R
Source: RW1995/829; GAD; CBC; JT&Co; A Higson; P Denton(RWMC); N Dodge;
M Smith

Contributed by: Chris Pickford
Last updated: 04/09/2020
Recent updates and other information:
04/09/2020: ex1: removed [Neal Dodge via e-mail]
02/09/2020: fr1: maker amended [Martin Smith via e-mail]
21/08/2020: 6: to be welded; Nu1,Nu2,Nu3,Nu5 added; 1>>Ex1; 3: cracked>>Ex3 [Neal Dodge via e-mail]

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