Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Witnesham, Suffolk
Place Witnesham
S Mary
Grid Ref TM179509
Postcode IP6 9EJ
Lat, Long 52.11344, 1.18239Locate 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 6 U/R, tenor 11 cwt in GSee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/witnesham1.html
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Ring of 6, tenor 11 cwt in G
Bells 6 U/REdit details
Tenor 11 cwt (~1230 lb or ~560 kg) in G (797.0Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable
TowerBase 5599View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4¼cwt 1350.0 E 27.13" 1871 John Warner & Sons Y N
2 4½cwt 1194.0 D 28.38" 1660 John Darbie Y N
3 5¼cwt 1066.0 C 30.57" 1717 Thomas Gardiner Y N
4 6¼cwt 994.0 B 32.38" 1660 John Darbie Y N
5 8cwt 873.0 A 35.75" 1660 John Darbie Y N
6 11cwt 797.0 G 40.00" 1660 John Darbie Y 4
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 c1660 Timber unidentified 5.M ~6.7