Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S James, Christleton, Cheshire
Place Christleton
S James
Grid Ref SJ440657
Lat, Long 53.18556, -2.83858Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode CH3 7AJ
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 53.18574, -2.83727
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Lieutenancy area Cheshire
Country England
Diocese Chester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 12-1-26 in F♯See below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Chester Diocesan Guild
Updates 20/09/2020: Frame painting and maintenance work completed [David Potter, JT&Co via Email]
25/08/2020: Frame currently being repainted [Roy LeMarechal, JT&Co]
Ring of 8, tenor 12-1-26 in F♯
TowerBase 1135View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 12-1-26 (1398 lb or 634 kg) in F♯ (753.0Hz)
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Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-23 1507.0 F♯ 25.00" 1928 John Taylor & Co F N
2 4-0-21 1419.0 E♯ 26.00" 1928 John Taylor & Co F N
3 4-0-26 1265.0 D♯ 27.50" 1928 John Taylor & Co F N
4 4-3-20 1129.0 C♯ 29.00" 1928 John Taylor & Co F N
5 5-2-1 1004.0 B 30.75" 1928 John Taylor & Co F N
6 6-1-12 949.0 A♯ 32.50" 1928 John Taylor & Co F N
7 8-1-2 844.5 G♯ 36.00" 1928 John Taylor & Co F N
8 12-1-26 753.0 F♯ 40.63" 1928 John Taylor & Co F N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 2,3,6 1928 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.D.a 3.3
1 1,4,5,7,8 1928 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.D.a 5.1