These photos and research were provided by Iain Paterson and show the church bells and the clock winding mechanism, which used to be wound manually until quite recently when an electric winding mechanism was installed.

He has cross-referenced against Nicholas Enticknap’s History Document to discover which bell is which.


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Fleur de Lys marking - suggesting it is the oldest 1583 Draper of Thetford bell.





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Bell Rack



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Bell Rack 2




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Winding the clock mechanism





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Bells from above






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Clock mechanism by J. Smith and Sons of Derby


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1583 Draper of Thetford bell.




gardiner bell
Marked with “Gardiner” and “Sudbury” - making it the largest tenor bell of 1734



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