Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Gillingham, Dorset
Place Gillingham
S Mary V
Grid Ref ST806265
Lat, Long 51.03830, -2.27772Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode SP8 4AW
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.03806, -2.27807
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 24-1-12 in D♭See below
Frames 2See below
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/mere/tower-97
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild
Ring of 8, tenor 24-1-12 in D♭
TowerBase 2012View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 24-1-12 (2728 lb or 1237 kg) in D♭ (564.0Hz)
Practice Mon
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-3-22 1124.0 D♭ 31.63" 1898 Mears & Stainbank R
2 6-1-16 1062.0 C 32.50" 1898 Mears & Stainbank R
3 7-0-15 947.0 B♭ 34.50" 1726 William Cockey R
4 7-1-27 843.0 A♭ 35.00" 1909 Gillett & Johnston F
5 10-1-14 753.0 G♭ 39.88" 1794 Thomas & James Bilbie R
6 11-0-15 707.0 F 42.00" 1894 Mears & Stainbank R
7 15-0-3 631.0 E♭ 46.63" 1826 John Kingston R
8 24-1-12 564.0 D♭ 52.75" 1726† William Cockey R
Sanctus 0-2-16 D 14.75" c1599† (unidentified) Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
9 Sanctus 1992 Steel Andrew Nicholson
1 1,2,3,4,6,7,8 c1726† [1894] Oak [Oak & cast iron] unidentified [Thomas Blackbourn]