St. James the Great
Church of England

This ancient building has stood here for about 850 years and probably replaced an earlier wooden building of the Saxon period.


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Bell

Date

Cwt

Qtr

lb

(Kg)

Treble

1999

4

3

6

244

2

1727

5

2

8

283

3

1727

6

0

20

314

4

1727

6

3

20

352

5

1727

8

3

6

447

Tenor

1727

11

2

18

592

The Bells

The ring of five bells, cast by Abraham Rudhall of Gloucester date from 1727. A sixth bell was added by John Taylor of Loughbrough in 1999. The peal is tuned sharp to G (817Hz) and the weights are given here.