Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S James Gt, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Place Shaftesbury
S James Gt
Shown in County Lists as Shaftesbury, S James
Grid Ref ST857223
Lat, Long 51.00066, -2.20382Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode SP7 8HG
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 8-0-4 in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/mere/tower-205
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Updates 16/06/2019: Indication of available toilet facility added [TimJ (REMRKS 244) via e-mail]
Ring of 6, tenor 8-0-4 in F♯
TowerBase 4299View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 2006 by Robert Parker
Tuned 2006
Tenor 8-0-4 (900 lb or 408 kg) in F♯ (733.6Hz)
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-23 1231.2 D♯ 27.50" 1875 Mears & Stainbank R
2 4-1-16 1099.2 C♯ 28.38" 1597† John Wallis Y 8
3 5-0-3 989.0 B 30.75" c1399† (unidentified) Y 8
4 5-3-1 919.5 A♯ 32.00" 1629 John Dawton Y 8
5 6-1-20 822.0 G♯ 35.00" 1875 Mears & Stainbank R
6 8-0-4 733.6 F♯ 38.50" 1875 Mears & Stainbank R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1875 Oak Local labour/guild/assn