Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S James Gt, Elmsted, Kent
Place Elmsted
S James Gt
Grid Ref TR116449
Lat, Long 51.16447, 1.02573Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode TN25 5JN
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Lieutenancy area Kent
Country England
Diocese Canterbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 U/R, tenor 11 cwt in G♯See below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=69
Affiliation Kent County Association
Updates 30/10/2019: Tenor note not G: (nominal G#-30c); tuning description added [via e-mail]
Ring of 6, tenor 11 cwt in G♯
TowerBase 1753View Felstead peals
Bells 6 U/REdit details
Tenor 11 cwt (~1230 lb or ~560 kg) in G♯ (816.5Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5,6♯ of 6
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4cwt 1337.0 *E 27.25" 1721† John Waylett Y N
2 4¾cwt 1190.5 *D 28.38" 1721† John Waylett Y N
3 6cwt 1074.0 *C 30.88" 1721† John Waylett Y N
4 6¼cwt 998.5 B 32.50" 1721† John Waylett Y N
5 7¼cwt 877.5 A 34.50" 1721† John Waylett Y N
6 11cwt 816.5 G♯ 39.25" 1783 Chapman & Mears Y N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 c1773 Oak Samuel Knight/John Waylett NonStandard 6.1