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Place Bristol
Priory Ch of S James
Shown in County Lists as Bristol, S James
Grid Ref ST589734
Lat, Long 51.45867, -2.59279 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BS1 3NZ
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County City of Bristol
Country England
Church Roman Catholic Church
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2560 See Felstead Peals
Bells 10 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 27¼cwt (~3050lb or ~1380kg) in D
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Fri (alt 4th: check)
Also Toilet
Additional information Former (Anglican) ch of S James (until 1993)
URL http://bristolbells.weebly.com/st-james.html
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Updates 16/10/2019: There IS now ringing: PN info added (shared with Whitehall) [Nick Bowden via e-mail]
01/10/2019: Postcode amended; URL added [N Bowden via e-mail]


Bristol, City of Bristol
Priory Ch of S James
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-17 F# 28.75" 1866 (JT & Co pp) Llewellins & James Y
2 5-2-3 E 29.25" 1771 Thomas Rudhall Y
3 7cwt D 32.25" 1755 Abel Rudhall Y
4 7¼cwt C# 33.13" 1755 Abel Rudhall Y
5 8½cwt B 35.50" 1755 Abel Rudhall Y
6 9½cwt A 38.00" 1755 Abel Rudhall Y
7 10cwt G 40.25" 1755 Abel Rudhall Y
8 13½cwt F# 42.75" 1755 Abel Rudhall Y
9 17½cwt E 47.75" 1778 Thomas Rudhall R
10 <28-0-25 D 54.25" 1839 Thomas II Mears R
Source: N Bowden; Dove tenor wt; JCB; D Sloman(GAD); TimJ(REMRKS256);
A McCurdy

Contributed by: Nick Bowden
Last updated: 30/03/2020