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Place Birchington, Quex Park
Waterloo Tower
or Quex Park
Shown in County Lists as Birchington, Quex Park
Grid Ref TR310680
Lat, Long 51.36447, 1.31819 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode CT7 0HR
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.36824, 1.31433 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Kent
Country England
Ownership Private Ownership
Listed Gr II by Historic England
TowerBase 4024 See Felstead Peals
Bells 12 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1981 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tenor 14¾cwt (~1650lb or ~750kg) in F (691.5Hz)
Frames 2 Show Details
Practice Sat (1st, 3rd)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=226
Affiliation Kent County Association


Quex Park, Birchington, Kent
Waterloo Tower
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-0 2121.0 C 22.00" 1951 Mears & Stainbank F N
2 3-3-20 1903.0 Bb 24.00" 1951 Mears & Stainbank F N
3 4-1-7 1816.5 A 25.00" 1951 Mears & Stainbank F N
4 5-0-26 1597.5 G 27.00" 1951 Mears & Stainbank F N
5 <5-2-14 1404.0 F 29.00" 1818 Thomas II Mears R Y
6 <5-3-4 1337.0 E 30.00" 1819 Thomas II Mears R Y
7 <6-1-11 1172.5 D 30.50" 1818 Thomas II Mears R Y
8 <6-3-25 1053.0 C 33.50" 1818 Thomas II Mears R Y
9 8-2-11 945.5 Bb 34.50" 1989 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
10 <9-3-4 907.5 A 38.00" 1819 Thomas II Mears R Y
11 <11-2-7 795.5 G 40.25" 1818 Thomas II Mears R Y
12 <15-1-20 691.5 F 45.50" 1818 Thomas II Mears R Y
Source: DrL Kent; J Hedgcock; S Austin; TimJ(DLC); R Offen

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 01/12/2015