Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Saxmundham, Suffolk
Place Saxmundham
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TM388629
Lat, Long 52.21285, 1.49535Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode IP17 1ES
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Lieutenancy area Suffolk
Country England
Diocese St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 8-3-7 in ASee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/saxmundham1.php
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Ring of 6, tenor 8-3-7 in A
TowerBase 4244View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 1938 by Alfred Bowell
Tenor 8-3-7 (987 lb or 448 kg) in A (861.0Hz)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-21 1424.0 F♯ 25.75" 1938 Alfred Bowell F N
2 4cwt 1271.0 E 27.94" 1880 John Warner & Sons Y N
3 4¼cwt 1145.0 D 28.19" c1530† ? Roger Reve Y 4
4 4¾cwt 1089.0 C♯ 30.50" c1440† ? John Sturdy R 8
5 6cwt 968.0 B 33.07" c1440† ? John Sturdy R 8
6 8-3-7 861.0 A 36.32" 1762 Lester & Pack R 4
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1938 Oak Alfred Bowell 6.A 8.3