Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Bexley, Greater London
Place Bexley
S Mary
Grid Ref TQ497734
Lat, Long 51.44009, 0.15354Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode DA5 1JY
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.44122, 0.15098
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Lieutenancy area Greater London
Country England
Diocese Rochester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 7-0-18 in ASee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=16
Affiliation Kent County Association
Updates 18/01/2019: Ringing and practising again (post suspected tower problems) [Simon Davies via e-mail]
Ring of 8, tenor 7-0-18 in A
TowerBase 452View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 2003 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tuned 1938
Tenor 7-0-18 (802 lb or 364 kg) in A
Practice Thu
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-0-7 A 23.00" 1938 Mears & Stainbank F
2 3-1-17 G♯ 23.88" 1938 Mears & Stainbank F
3 3-1-18 F♯ 25.75" 1763† Thomas Janaway
4 4-0-11 E 26.50" 2003 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F
5 4-0-6 D 28.25" 1763† Thomas Janaway R
6 4-1-11 C♯ 29.25" 1763† Thomas Janaway
7 5-1-11 B 32.00" 1763† Thomas Janaway R
8 7-0-18 A 36.00" 1763† Thomas Janaway R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1938 Mears & Stainbank