Dove Logo Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers

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Place Portbury
Blessed Virgin Mary
Grid Ref ST502754
Lat, Long 51.47565, -2.71731 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode BS20 7TR
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County Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 3950 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 21cwt (~2350lb or ~1070kg) in Eb (616.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Toilet
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Updates 27/10/2019: Ringing resumed [TimJ(REMRKS250 info D Matthews) via e-mail]
29/07/2019: Ringing suspended: work to ch building fabric until 2020 [TimJ(info: Dave Matthews) via e-mail]

Portbury, Somerset
Blessed Virgin Mary
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6½cwt 1051.0 C 32.00" 1885 Llewellins & James R
2 6cwt 906.0 Bb 32.50" 1610† Roger I Purdue R
3 7¾cwt 815.0 Ab 36.00" 1699† Edward Bilbie R
4 10½cwt 765.0 G 40.00" 1749 William Evans R
5 14¼cwt 680.5 F 44.50" 1749 William Evans R
6 21cwt 616.0 Eb 50.00" 1713† Edward Bilbie R
Sanctus 12.00"
Source: M Smith; CBC; G Massey; P Denton; CB Som

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 10/01/2012