Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S James Gt, Bierton, Buckinghamshire
Place Bierton
S James Gt
Grid Ref SP836152
Postcode HP22 5DG
Lat, Long 51.82973, -0.78799Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Buckinghamshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 12-0-27 in F♯See below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Updates 15/05/2019: Discrepancy wrt Smith (Bucks BB) re wt of sanctus flagged [TimJ via JCB]
Ring of 6, tenor 12-0-27 in F♯
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 12-0-27 (1371 lb or 622 kg) in F♯ (740.0Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Fri 20:00
Additional information Rung from chancel crossing; county books / pNBR info discrepant
Overhauled 1972 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tuned 1972
TowerBase 470View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-3-16 D♯ 30.00" 1816 John Briant R N
2 6-2-4 C♯ 32.25" 1816 John Briant R N
3 7-0-20 B 34.25" 1816 John Briant R N
4 7-3-3 A♯ 35.00" 1816 John Briant R N
5 9-2-13 G♯ 38.25" 1816 John Briant R N
6 12-0-27 740.0 F♯ 42.25" 1809 John Briant R 8
Sanctus 1-2-16 A♯ 20.00" 1678 Richard III Chandler Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1972 Cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 8.3.A.h 8.
1A Sanctus 1972 Cast iron Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd