Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Priory Ch of S James, Bristol, City of Bristol
Place Bristol
Priory Ch of S James
Shown in County Lists as Bristol, S James
Grid Ref ST589734
Lat, Long 51.45867, -2.59279Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode BS1 3NZ
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Lieutenancy area City of Bristol
Country England
Church Roman Catholic Church
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 10, tenor 27¼ cwt in DSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
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]
Ring of 10, tenor 27¼ cwt in D
TowerBase 2560View Felstead peals
Bells 10Edit details
Tenor 27¼ cwt (~3050 lb or ~1380 kg) in D
Practice Fri (alt 4th: check)
Additional information Former church of S James (Anglican) (until 1993)
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1,2 1902 Timber Llewellins & James
1 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 1902 Timber Llewellins & James 8.3