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Place Bicknor
S James
Grid Ref TQ860588
Lat, Long 51.29808, 0.66725 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode ME9 8AY
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County Kent
Country England
Diocese Canterbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 461 See Felstead Peals
Bells 4 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 2cwt (~220lb or ~100kg) in G (1574.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; steel bells; no stays or sliders; no electricity; tuning: (approx) 1,3-5 of 5 but hums are in tune; have very small wheels more appropriate to swing chiming
Affiliation Kent County Association
Updates 01/02/2020: Tenor note amended (from F#) [B Hibbert/M Higby/TimJ(#262) via pNBR]

Bicknor, Kent
S James
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 ½cwt 2334.0 D 14.88" 1862 Naylor,Vickers & Co A N
2 ¾cwt 2012.0 B 17.63" 1862 Naylor,Vickers & Co A N
3 1cwt 1795.0 A 19.50" 1862 Naylor,Vickers & Co A N
4 2cwt 1574.0 G 20.88" 1862 Naylor,Vickers & Co A N
Source: GAD; Dove tenor wt; TimJ(REMRKS262/263/277)

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 23/04/2020