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Place St James South Elmham
S James
or South Elmham
Grid Ref TM322812
Lat, Long 52.37973, 1.41116 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode IP19 0HJ
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Lieutenancy area Suffolk
Country England
Diocese St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 4192 See Felstead Peals
Bells 4 U/R
Tenor 6cwt (~670lb or ~300kg) in C (1019.5Hz)
Frames 1 (see below)
Additional information Unringable
URL http://www.suffolkbells.org.uk/towers/southelmhamstjames1.html
Affiliation Suffolk Guild


St James South Elmham, Suffolk
S James
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3½cwt 1394.5 F 25.00" 1882 Moore,Holmes & Mackenzie F N
2 3¾cwt 1299.5 E 25.38" 1707 Thomas Newman Y N
3 4¼cwt 1174.5 D 26.50" c1399† (unidentified) R 4
4 6cwt 1019.5 C 30.63" 1581† John I Brend Y N
Source: Raven; Dove tenor wt; P Denton(RWMC)

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 29/01/2017


St James South Elmham, Suffolk
S James
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4 c1700 Oak unidentified NonStandard 4.6
Contributed by: Philip Denton
Last updated: 29/01/2017