Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
All Saints, Laxfield, Suffolk
Place Laxfield
All Saints
Grid Ref TM296724
Postcode IP13 8DL
Lat, Long 52.30206, 1.36616Locate 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 (full circle ring), tenor 15-1-9 in ESee below
Frames 1See below
URL https://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/laxfield1.php
Affiliation Suffolk Guild
Dove tower ID 17070
Ring of 6, tenor 15-1-9 in E
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 15-1-9 (1717 lb or 779 kg) in E (671.5 Hz)
Additional information Future plans: To be augmented to 8 in a new frame; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; anticlockwise
Overhauled 1922 by Alfred Bowell
TowerBase ID 2906View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5 cwt 1114.0 C♯ 30.06" 1760 Lester & Pack R 4
2 5½ cwt 1019.0 B 30.63" 1873 John Warner & Sons R 4
3 8 cwt 887.0 A 35.63" c1490† Bury St Edmunds foundry R 8
4 9½ cwt 834.0 G♯ 37.94" 1873 John Warner & Sons R 4
5 14 cwt 742.0 F♯ 41.25" c1599† 'Burlingham type' R 8
6 15-1-9 671.5 E 45.00" 1922 Alfred Bowell F N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 c1499 Oak unidentified mixed NonStd
Update log
03/10/2020 Major restoration begun, some recasting, and augmentation to eight [David Potter]
30/09/2020 Updated URL [Chris Garner via Email]
04/09/2020 To be augmented to 8 in a new frame [Neal Dodge via Email]