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Place Somerton
S James Ap
Grid Ref SP496286
Lat, Long 51.95400, -1.27866 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode OX25 6NB
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County Oxfordshire
Country England
Diocese Oxford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 4454 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 11-3-23 (1339lb or 607kg) in F (699.0Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber; toilet
Affiliation Oxford Diocesan Guild


Somerton, Oxfordshire
S James Ap
Bells Hide Details
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 Bb 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
Source: J Hedgcock(twr bd); CBC; G Clifton; PGD(WofA); CJP; ADH;
CB Oxon(Sharpe); M Chester

Contributed by: [James Hedgcock]
Last updated: 12/05/2013