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Place Wiggenhall St Germans
S German
Grid Ref TF596140
Lat, Long 52.70019, 0.36169 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode PE34 3EU
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County Norfolk
Country England
Diocese Ely
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 6480 See Felstead Peals
Bells 4 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1882 by Local labour/guild/assn
Tenor 9½cwt (~1060lb or ~480kg) in F#
Frames 1 (see below)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1b,2-4 of 5
URL http://wisbech.elyda.org.uk/towers/wiggenhall-g-details
Affiliation Ely Diocesan Association
Updates 12/03/2019: Tuning description added; tenor note added [TimJ based on CJP info from JT 1929 inspection via e-mail]


Wiggenhall St Germans, Norfolk
S German
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 Bb 33.00" c1499† Bury St Edmunds foundry Y N
2 A 34.00" 1618 John Draper Y N
3 G# 37.00" 1882 James Barwell Y N
4 9½cwt F# 39.75" 1630 John Draper Y N
Source: GAD; Dove tenor wt; CBC; TimJ(D Cawley); C Pickford

Contributed by: George Dawson
Last updated: 12/03/2019


Wiggenhall St Germans, Norfolk
S German
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4 c1624† Timber unidentified 5.A ~4.4
Contributed by: [Church Bldgs Council]
Last updated: 12/03/2019