Dove's Guide Cover Picture Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Place Kingston
S James
Grid Ref SY955795
Lat, Long 50.61567, -2.06415
Postcode BH20 5LL
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Lieutenancy area Dorset
Country England
Diocese Salisbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 2785 See Felstead Peals
Bells 10
Tenor 26-3-16 (3012lb or 1366kg) in D (600.5Hz)
Frames 2 (see below)
Practice Fri
URL http://www.sdgr.org.uk/branches/east-dorset/tower-123
Affiliation Salisbury Diocesan Guild


Kingston, Dorset
S James
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 6-1-0 1509.0 F♯ 27.50" 2000 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F N
2 7-0-11 1349.0 E 28.88" 2000 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F N
3 6-3-5 1205.0 D 30.50" 1920 John Taylor & Co F N
4 7-1-23 1134.0 C♯ 32.50" 1878 John Taylor & Co R N
5 8-0-2 1010.0 B 34.38" 1878 John Taylor & Co R N
6 10-1-11 898.0 A 36.75" 1878 John Taylor & Co R N
7 12-3-13 803.0 G 40.63" 1878 John Taylor & Co R N
8 13-2-11 757.0 F♯ 42.25" 1878 John Taylor & Co R N
9 19-1-15 675.0 E 47.50" 1878 John Taylor & Co F N
10 26-3-16 600.5 D 52.63" 1920 John Taylor & Co F N
Source: CJND(Dorset,p368); A Higson; D Sloman; J Pease

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 15/03/2020


Kingston, Dorset
S James
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,3,5,6,7,8,9,10 1878 Oak unidentified
2 2,4 2000 Steel Andrew Nicholson
Contributed by: David Sloman
Last updated: 08/05/2017

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