Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S James, Biddenham, Bedfordshire
Place Biddenham
S James
Grid Ref TL013499
Postcode MK40 4AS
Lat, Long 52.13843, -0.51987Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Bedfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 12-3-18 in GSee below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Bedfordshire Association
Ring of 8, tenor 12-3-18 in G
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 12-3-18 (1446 lb or 656 kg) in G (794.0Hz)
Practice Thu
TowerBase 464View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-0-19 1586.0 G 26.63" 1986 John Taylor & Co (Bellfounders) Ltd F N
2 5-0-24 1486.0 F♯ 27.38" 1986 John Taylor & Co (Bellfounders) Ltd F N
3 4-3-27 1312.0 E 29.38" 1787† William Emerton R 4
4 5-0-13 1189.5 D 30.00" 1787† William Emerton R 4
5 5-2-5 1057.0 C 32.00" 1787† William Emerton R 4
6 6-0-22 994.0 B 33.25" 1787† William Emerton R 4
7 8-1-18 891.5 A 37.00" 1787† William Emerton R 4
8 12-3-18 794.0 G 40.75" 1896 John Taylor & Co F N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 3,4,5,6,7,8 1896 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.e
1A 1,2 1987 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.e