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Place Bratton
S James Gt
Grid Ref ST914519
Lat, Long 51.26646, -2.12432 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BA13 4SY
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Lieutenancy area Wiltshire
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 676 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6
Tenor 11-1-3 (1263lb or 573kg) in G (784.5Hz)
Frames 1 (see below)
Additional information One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (cracked headstock)
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/devizes/tower-26
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild


Bratton, Wiltshire
S James Gt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-26 1307.5 E 27.63" 1897 Mears & Stainbank Y
2 4-3-19 1179.0 D 29.13" 1897 Mears & Stainbank Y
3 5-1-16 1041.5 C 30.13" 1896 Mears & Stainbank Y
4 7-2-9 973.0 B 33.00" 1793 Thomas & James Bilbie Y
5 10-0-9 877.5 A 37.00" 1858 George Mears Y
6 11-1-3 784.5 G 40.25" 1617 John Wallis R
Sanctus 2116.0 C♯ 13.00" (unidentified)
Source: GAD NBR; Chris Pickford; Nick Bowden

Contributed by: George Dawson
Last updated: 15/04/2010


Bratton, Wiltshire
S James Gt
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,Sanctus 1896 Metal Thomas Blackbourn
Contributed by: Chris Pickford
Last updated: 22/04/2009