St Nicholas' Church, Ipswich facts for kids
St Nicholas' Church, Ipswich is a medieval church in Ipswich. It is currently used by the Diocese of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich as a conference centre and is adjacent to the diocesan offices, the bishops' offices and residences. The church dates from 1300 and was substantially refitted in 1849. The fifteenth century tower was rebuilt in 1886.
St Nicholas Parish
St Nicholas was a parish church and in the late medieval times this parish was part of Ipswich south ward, along with the parish of St Peters.
The church has a ring of 5 bells all but the 2nd were cast by Henry Pleasant of Sudbury in 1706. The second was cast by Miles I Graye of Colchester in 1630. All 5 bells hang in oak frame dating from c.1706.
|Treble||1706||Eb||27.50 in (69.9 cm)||Henry Pleasant||4 long cwt 2 qr||500||230|
|2nd||1630||Db||28.38 in (72.1 cm)||Miles I Graye||4 long cwt 3 qr||530||240|
|3rd||1706||C||30.31 in (77.0 cm)||Henry Pleasant||5 long cwt 1 qr||590||270|
|4th||1706||Bb||34.63 in (88.0 cm)||Henry Pleasant||7 long cwt 1 qr||810||370|
|Tenor||1706||Ab||39.38 in (100.0 cm)||Henry Pleasant||10 long cwt||1,100||500|
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