Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Nicholas, Kennett, Cambridgeshire
Place Kennett
S Nicholas
Grid Ref TL699683
Postcode CB8 7QY
Lat, Long 52.28699, 0.49072Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 52.28542, 0.48892
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Lieutenancy area Cambridgeshire
Country England
Diocese Ely
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 3 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 8 cwt in B♭See below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 14846
Ring of 3, tenor 8 cwt in B♭
Bells 3 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 8 cwt (~900 lb or ~410 kg) in B♭ (941.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4
TowerBase ID 7478
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4¾ cwt 1094.0 D♭ 29.50" 1707 Thomas Newman Y
2 6 cwt 1037.0 C 31.81" c1499† Brasyers of Norwich (generic) Y
3 8 cwt 941.0 B♭ 35.38" (unidentified) Y
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 Oak unidentified 5.A/6.A 3.1
Update log
11/10/2019 Bells are unringable [TimJ (REMRKS246; info T Ridgman) via e-mail]