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Place Stowmarket
S Peter & S Mary
Grid Ref TM049586
Lat, Long 52.18822, 0.99611 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode IP14 1ES
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County 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 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1966 by Loughborough Bellfoundry
Tenor 20-0-27 (2267lb or 1028kg) in D (576.0Hz)
Frames 1 (see below)
Practice Thu (1st, 3rd)
Also Simulator; toilet
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/stowmarket1.php
Affiliation Suffolk Guild


Stowmarket, Suffolk
S Peter & S Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-0-10 1151.0 D 31.50" 1810 William Dobson R
2 7-1-0 1087.0 C# 32.13" 1966 John Taylor & Co F
3 7-1-4 968.0 B 33.75" 1669 John Darbie R
4 8-0-25 863.0 A 36.25" c1456† John Danyell R
5 10-0-22 769.0 G 38.63" 1966 John Taylor & Co F
6 13-0-24 725.0 F# 43.38" 1823 Thomas II Mears R
7 17-1-22 647.0 E 46.13" 1966 John Taylor & Co F
8 20-0-27 576.0 D 51.50" 1622† Miles I Graye R
Service 2¾cwt 23.25" c1470† Norwich foundry Y
Source: RW1995/p829; GAD; CBC; JT&Co; ADH; P Denton(RWMC)

Contributed by: Chris Pickford
Last updated: 21/07/2017


Stowmarket, Suffolk
S Peter & S Mary
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1894 Oak Alfred Bowell 6.A 8.1var
Contributed by: Philip Denton
Last updated: 21/07/2017