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St. James the Great, Bierton, Bucks
Central Bucks branch of the ODG
St. James the Great, Bierton
St. James the Great, BiertonİBM 31 May 2004
Dedication: St. James the Great, Bierton

Practice night: Fri 7.30pm

The Bells (6) 12-0-27

Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor rung from the chancel crossing

A ring of 6; tenor 12-0-27, diameter 42¼”, tuned to F#
Bell Weight
cwt-qr-lb
Diameter
(inches)
Strike
note
Date
cast
Founder Foundry
location
Inscription
treble 5-3-16 30 D# 1816 John Briant Hertford [cross][bell] J : BRIANT HERTFORD FECIT 1816 [bell][cross][bell][bell]
2 6-2-4 32¼ C# 1816 John Briant Hertford (as treble)
3 7-0-20 34¼ B 1816 John Briant Hertford (as treble)
4 7-3-3 35 A# 1816 John Briant Hertford [cross] J : BRIANT HERTFORD FECIT 1816 [cross][bell][cross][bell]
5 9-2-13 38¼ G# 1816 John Briant Hertford [cross][bell] J : BADRICK, J : THORN, J : WHITE C : W : J : BRIANT HERTFORD FECIT 1816 [bell]
tenor 12-0-27 42¼ F# 1809 John Briant Hertford [cross] JOHN BRIANT HERTFORD FEICT 1809 T : THORN & H : WEBB C : W [cross][bell][cross][bell][cross][cross][bell]
sanctus 1-2-26 20 A 1678 Richard Chandler Drayton Parslow RICHARD CHANDLER MADE ME 1678

Notes:

  1. The misspelling of “FECIT” on the tenor is reproduced here.
  2. The peal was tuned and rehung with all new fitting and framework A.D. 1972 by The Whitechapel Bell Foundry, London.
Church facilities: toilet

Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SP835153 - Park on road.

Eating Places: ‘The Red Lion’

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