seacroft St James  SE 356359

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History

A nineteenth century church.

Bells

A peal of five bells hung for full circle ringing.  There was formerly a peal of three bells hung for full-circle ringing.

Bell Founder Date Cwt-Qtr-Lb Diameter Note
1 John Taylor of Loughborough 1985 2-1-2 21" A
2 John Taylor of Loughborough 1985 2-0-18 22" G
3 John Taylor of Loughborough 1985 2-1-20 23" F sharp
4 John Taylor of Loughborough 1985 3-0-14 24.75" E
5 John Taylor of Loughborough 1985 3-3-6 27" D

Inscriptions

Bells 2 to 5 are inscribed on the shoulders "MADE IN ENGLAND" twice as a single stamp.  Also on the shoulders are various reference numbers.   All bells have a deeply impressed Taylor shields on the waist and in addition the tenor has "1984"

Frame and Fittings

Hung in a steel frame for six with cast-iron headstocks RHP ball bearings and pendulum sliders with spring steel stays. The second hangs above the third in a rider frame.

Clock

A rare two train clock by Charles Brown of Selby dated 1845.  A single dial to the north.  The striking train is currently disused.

Sources

ARA February 2007