Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Ditchingham, Norfolk
Place Ditchingham
S Mary
Grid Ref TM329922
Postcode NR35 2JS
Lat, Long 52.47817, 1.42917Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Norfolk
Country England
Diocese Norwich
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 12-3-12 in GSee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Norwich Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 15502
Ring of 6, tenor 12-3-12 in G
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 12-3-12 (1440 lb or 653 kg) in G (770.0 Hz)
Practice Mon (1st, 3rd, 4th)
TowerBase ID 1517View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-25 1304.0 E 27.38" 1820 Thomas II Mears
2 4-1-18 1162.0 D 28.75" 1820 Thomas II Mears
3 5-2-0 1022.5 C 31.00" 1739 Thomas Lester
4 6-1-15 969.5 B 33.00" c1420† London foundry
5 9-3-11 873.5 A 37.88" c1420† London foundry
6 12-3-12 770.0 G 40.50" 1620 William Brend
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1931 Metal Alfred Bowell
Update log
16/05/2020 Tenor note and ring key not F# (nominal: G-31c) [N Bowden (C Richmond) via pNBR]
16/05/2020 1-6: nominal added,note amended [Nick Bowden via e-mail]