Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S James Ap, Somerton, Oxfordshire
Place Somerton
S James Ap
Grid Ref SP496286
Postcode OX25 6NB
Lat, Long 51.95400, -1.27866Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Oxfordshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 11-3-23 in FSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild
Ring of 8, tenor 11-3-23 in F
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 11-3-23 (1339 lb or 607 kg) in F (699.0Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
TowerBase 4454View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-3 F 25.75" 1994 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 3-3-11 E 26.75" 1994 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 4-0-25 1176.0 D 27.63" 1896 John Taylor & Co Y Y
4 5-1-13 1049.0 C 30.88" 1646† Henry I Bagley Y Y
5 6-1-3 934.0 B♭ 32.75" 1670† Henry I Bagley Y Y
6 7-0-8 881.0 A 34.38" 1707 Henry III Bagley Y Y
7 9-1-6 786.0 G 38.50" 1635† Henry I Bagley Y Y
8 11-3-23 699.0 F 41.75" 1635† Henry I Bagley Y Y
Sanctus ½cwt 13.00" c1650 James Keene Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1,2,3,6 1930 Cast iron John Taylor & Co
1 4,5,7,8,Sanctus 1930 Cast iron John Taylor & Co