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Place Elmsted
S James Gt
Grid Ref TR116449
Lat, Long 51.16447, 1.02573 (Locate 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
TowerBase 1753 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 U/R | Supply Details
Tenor 11cwt (~1230lb or ~560kg) in G♯ (816.5Hz)
Frames 1 (see below)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber; toilet
Additional information Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5,6♯ of 6
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]


Elmsted, Kent
S James Gt
Bells Hide Details
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
Source: M Chester(D Love website); CBC; TimJ(REMRKS251/2/3;NWB;DLC)

Contributed by: Mike Chester
Last updated: 15/11/2019


Elmsted, Kent
S James Gt
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 c1773 Oak Samuel Knight/John Waylett NonStandard 6.1
Contributed by: Tim Jackson
Last updated: 15/11/2019