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Place Taunton
S James
Shown in County Lists as Taunton, S James
Grid Ref ST228248
Lat, Long 51.01769, -3.10145 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode TA1 1JP
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.01814, -3.10218 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 4935 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 17½cwt (~1960lb or ~890kg) in E (642.5Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Tue (1st, 3rd)
Also Toilet
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken; tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz)
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association

Taunton, Somerset
S James
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-20 1321.0 E 29.13" 1897 Mears & Stainbank D
2 6-0-6 1240.0 D# 30.13" 1897 Mears & Stainbank D
3 6½cwt 1092.0 C# 32.75" 1874 Llewellins & James R
4 7½cwt 986.0 B 34.50" 1721 Thomas II Wroth R
5 8-1-0 885.5 A 35.38" 1891 John Taylor & Co F
6 12cwt 831.5 G# 39.13" 1626 Thomas II Pennington R
7 14cwt 730.5 F# 41.75" 1749 Thomas I Bilbie R
8 17½cwt 642.5 E 47.50" 1626 Thomas II Pennington R
Source: Bob Parker; JT&co(perAMB); GWM(Som); CJP

Contributed by: Bob Parker
Last updated: 08/09/2015