Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S German, Wiggenhall St Germans, Norfolk
Place Wiggenhall St Germans
S German
Grid Ref TF596140
Postcode PE34 3EU
Lat, Long 52.70019, 0.36169Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Norfolk
Country England
Diocese Ely
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 4 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 9½ cwt in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://wisbech.elyda.org.uk/towers/wiggenhall-g-details
Affiliation Ely Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 12582
Ring of 4, tenor 9½ cwt in F♯
Bells 4 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 9½ cwt (~1060 lb or ~480 kg) in F♯
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: 1♭,2-4 of 5
Overhauled 1882 by Local labour/guild/assn
TowerBase ID 6480View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 B♭ 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 9½ cwt F♯ 39.75" 1630 John Draper Y N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4 c1624† Timber unidentified 5.A ~4.4
Update log
12/03/2019 Tuning description added; tenor note added [TimJ based on CJP info from JT 1929 inspection via e-mail]
12/03/2019 1-4: diam,canon info,turning,note added; 3: founder amended; [Chris Pickford via 00013340]
12/03/2019 frame: layout added,truss amended [Chris Pickford via 00013340]