Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, West Stow, Suffolk
Place West Stow
S Mary
Grid Ref TL819705
Postcode IP28 6ET
Lat, Long 52.30302, 0.66667Locate 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 II* by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 15 cwt in FSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/weststow1.php
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Dove tower ID 16730
Ring of 6, tenor 15 cwt in F
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 15 cwt (~1680 lb or ~760 kg) in F (700.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
TowerBase ID 5368View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-3-12 1193.0 D 31.00" 1849 Charles & George Mears Y N
2 5¾ cwt 1050.0 C 29.50" 1631 John Draper Y 4
3 7 cwt 925.0 B♭ 32.25" 1629 John Draper Y 4
4 8 cwt 862.0 A 34.88" 1629 John Draper Y 4
5 11 cwt 775.0 G 40.25" 1674 John Darbie Y 4
6 15 cwt 700.0 F 43.00" 1631 John Draper Y 4
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 c1849 Oak Local labour/guild/assn 6.A 6.7
Update log
24/03/2020 Tue PN no longer held; indication of toilet facility added [Neal Dodge via e-mail]