Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Meopham, Kent
Place Meopham
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TQ644662
Postcode DA13 0AB
Lat, Long 51.37130, 0.36123Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.37189, 0.36089
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Lieutenancy area Kent
Country England
Diocese Rochester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 12-1-10 in F♯See below
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=130
Affiliation Kent County Association
Dove tower ID 16617
Ring of 8, tenor 12-1-10 in F♯
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 12-1-10 (1382 lb or 627 kg) in F♯ (734.5 Hz)
Practice Thu
Overhauled 1949 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 1949
TowerBase ID 3350View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-8 1468.0 F♯ 26.50" 1949 Gillett & Johnston F
2 4-2-20 1376.0 E♯ 27.13" 1949 Gillett & Johnston F
3 4-3-16 1223.0 D♯ 28.75" 1910 Mears & Stainbank R
4 5-2-14 1101.0 C♯ 31.00" 1650† Michael Darbie R
5 6-0-24 979.0 B 31.75" 1677 John & Christopher Hodson Y
6 7-1-9 918.0 A♯ 34.50" 1677 John & Christopher Hodson Y
7 9-0-8 826.0 G♯ 36.75" 1651† Michael Darbie Y
8 12-1-10 734.5 F♯ 41.75" 1679 Christopher Hodson Y
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Last updated: 28/07/2018