Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Margaret, Bethersden, Kent
Place Bethersden
S Margaret
Grid Ref TQ927402
Postcode TN26 3AQ
Lat, Long 51.12914, 0.75375Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Kent
Country England
Diocese Canterbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 15½ cwt in FSee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=15
Affiliation Kent County Association
Ring of 6, tenor 15½ cwt in F
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 15½ cwt (~1740 lb or ~790 kg) in F (695.0Hz)
Practice Fri (by arrangement)
Overhauled 1953 by Mears & Stainbank
TowerBase 445View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-1-25 1165.5 D 29.75" 1953 Mears & Stainbank F
2 6½cwt 1041.0 C 32.50" 1634 Joseph Hatch R
3 8-3-20 929.5 B♭ 35.00" 1896 Mears & Stainbank D
4 10cwt 865.0 A 38.50" c1335† ? Peter de Weston R
5 12cwt 775.0 G 41.00" 1662 William Hatch R
6 15½cwt 695.0 F 45.00" 1630 Joseph Hatch R
Sanctus 1cwt 15.25" 1662 William Hatch Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,Sanctus 1759 John Foster