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. For a full history of the building, click on the link below. As with many links on this website, you will need to have Adobe Acrobat reader installed and this is freely obtainable from the Adobe web site - www.adobe.com

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.