St.James the Apostle Parish Church
   Audus Street (south end)
   Selby, (North) Yorkshire/West Riding,
   OS Ref. SE 614 324
   LL: N 53.78257, W 1.07146
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   St.James' Church Office
   The Standering Hall
   New Lane
   Selby  YO8 4QB
   T: 01757 709 678




   Two bells supplied in 1927 were part
   of a chime (size and maker unknown)
   destroyed when an aeroplane hit the
   spire in World War II.
   Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1957
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

The church Website has a tree-obscured photo of the building that appears briefly among a long series of photos on the home page.  The bells are not mentioned anywhere.  The war-damaged spire was removed.

Ranking among all British Isles chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all British Isles chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all British Isles chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in England.

   This page was built from the database on 14-Dec-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/12/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/07/15

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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