Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S James Gt, Shirley, West Midlands
Place Shirley
S James Gt
Grid Ref SP119788
Lat, Long 52.40728, -1.82545Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode B90 2BA
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 52.40650, -1.82555
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Lieutenancy area West Midlands
Country England
Diocese Birmingham
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 6-1-1 in B♭See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://warksbells.co.uk/index.php/s/shirley
Affiliation St Martins Guild
Ring of 8, tenor 6-1-1 in B♭
TowerBase 4376View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 6-1-1 (701lb or 318kg) in B♭ (918.5Hz)
Practice Thu
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-0-2 1835.0 B♭ 22.63" 1946 John Taylor & Co F N
2 3-1-20 1733.0 A 23.63" 1946 John Taylor & Co F N
3 3-3-1 1543.0 G 25.00" 1929 John Taylor & Co F N
4 3-2-8 1374.0 F 26.00" 1855 Charles & George Mears R 4
5 4-0-21 1222.0 E♭ 28.13" 1854 Charles & George Mears R 4
6 4-1-12 1155.0 D 29.00" 1854 Charles & George Mears R 4
7 4-3-25 1030.0 C 31.00" 1854 Charles & George Mears R 4
8 6-1-1 918.5 B♭ 34.38" 1854 Charles & George Mears R 4
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1929 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.