Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Peter, Portishead, Somerset
Place Portishead
S Peter
Grid Ref ST466760
Postcode BS20 6PS
Lat, Long 51.48047, -2.77024Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Somerset
Country England
Diocese Bath and Wells
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 15 cwt in FSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://bath-wells.org/towerselect.php?DoveID=PORTISHEAD
Affiliation Bath and Wells Diocesan Association
Updates 12/09/2019: 6th is cracked [TimJ (REMRKS246 info G Wyatt) via e-mail]
Ring of 8, tenor 15 cwt in F
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 15 cwt (~1680 lb or ~760 kg) in F (704.0Hz)
Practice Tue
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken
TowerBase 3953View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-1-12 1410.0 F 26.50" 1897 John Taylor & Co F
2 4-2-0 1330.0 E 27.25" 1897 John Taylor & Co F
3 4½cwt 1215.0 D 29.00" 1772† Abraham Bilbie R
4 4¾cwt 1072.0 C 30.00" 1772† Abraham Bilbie R
5 5¼cwt 939.0 B♭ 32.00" 1772† Abraham Bilbie R
6 6¼cwt 921.0 A 34.00" 1772† Abraham Bilbie R
7 8-2-6 G 37.88" 1984 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
8 15cwt 704.0 F 44.00" 1772† Abraham Bilbie R
Sanctus ½cwt c1799
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1907 Metal Llewellins & James