Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S James Less, Halse, Somerset
Place Halse
S James Less
Grid Ref ST139277
Postcode TA4 3AD
Lat, Long 51.04250, -3.22829Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 10-0-22 in F♯See below
Frames 2See below
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=HALSE
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Ring of 6, tenor 10-0-22 in F♯
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 10-0-22 (1142 lb or 518 kg) in F♯ (758.5Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Overhauled 1976 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tuned 1976
TowerBase 2237View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-0-25 1271.5 D♯ 28.00" 1900 Mears & Stainbank Y
2 4-3-5 1138.5 C♯ 29.50" 1754 Thomas II Bilbie Y
3 5-0-21 1017.0 B 31.00" c1500† Bristol foundry Y
4 5-2-9 952.5 A♯ 33.00" 1976 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
5 7-0-18 851.5 G♯ 35.75" 1829 John Kingston Y
6 10-0-22 758.5 F♯ 41.00" 1810 Thomas (Castleman) III Bilbie Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 2 1900 Oak Harry Stokes
1 1,3,4,5,6 1900 Oak Harry Stokes 5.