Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Stephen M, Bristol, City of Bristol
Place Bristol
S Stephen M
Shown in County Lists as Bristol, S Stephen
Grid Ref ST586729
Postcode BS1 1EQ
Lat, Long 51.45418, -2.59625Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area City of Bristol
Country England
Diocese Bristol
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 12 (full circle ring), tenor 19-1-17 in ESee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 3See below
URL http://bristolbells.weebly.com/st-stephen.html
Affiliation Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association
Dove tower ID 12993
Ring of 12, tenor 19-1-17 in E
Bells 12 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 19-1-17 (2173 lb or 986 kg) in E (654.0 Hz)
Practice Mon (exc 2nd)
Additional information Also hung for ringing: 2♯
TowerBase ID 747View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-0-0 1960.0 B 22.00" 1970 John Taylor & Co F N
2 3-0-10 1746.0 A 23.13" 1970 John Taylor & Co F N
3 3-1-12 1648.0 G♯ 23.75" 1970 John Taylor & Co F N
4 4-0-4 1467.0 F♯ 26.00" 1970 John Taylor & Co F N
5 5-0-15 1308.0 E 28.25" 1970 John Taylor & Co F N
6 6-0-6 1234.0 D♯ 30.63" 1759 Abel Rudhall R
7 6-1-20 1100.0 C♯ 32.50" 1759 Abel Rudhall R
8 7-0-22 981.0 B 34.00" 1759 Abel Rudhall R
9 7-2-21 874.0 A 36.00" 1759 Abel Rudhall R
10 8-3-19 826.0 G♯ 38.00" 1759 Abel Rudhall R
11 13-1-2 736.0 F♯ 42.88" 1759 Abel Rudhall R
12 19-1-17 654.0 E 48.63" 1759 Abel Rudhall R
2♯ 3-0-10 1851.0 A♯ 22.50" 2005 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F N
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Sanctus 23.94" c1400† Bristol foundry Y
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 7,8 of 12 1970 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h e-2-e
2A 2# of 12 2005 Steel Andrew Nicholson
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,9,10,11,12 of 12 1970 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.e NonStd
Update log
14/03/2020 1-5,2#: turning added; fr1,fr2: material added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
01/10/2019 URL added [N Bowden via e-mail]