Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Cath Ch of Christ & BVM, Rochester, Kent
Place Rochester
Cath Ch of Christ & BVM
Shown in County Lists as Rochester Cath
Grid Ref TQ742685
Postcode ME1 1SJ
Lat, Long 51.38899, 0.50315Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.39000, 0.50458
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Lieutenancy area Kent
Country England
Diocese Rochester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 10 (full circle ring), tenor 30-0-14 in DSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.rccbr.co.uk
Affiliation Kent County Association
Dove tower ID 16583
Ring of 10, tenor 30-0-14 in D
Bells 10 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 30-0-14 (3374 lb or 1530 kg) in D (592.0 Hz)
Also Simulator
Practice Thu
Additional information Future plans: to become 12
Overhauled 1960 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 1921
TowerBase ID 4118View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-3-7 1481.0 F♯ 27.50" 1921 Gillett & Johnston F N
2 6-1-19 1336.0 E 29.25" 1921 Gillett & Johnston F N
3 5-3-22 1184.0 D 30.13" 1921 Gillett & Johnston F N
4 6-3-17 1112.0 C♯ 31.50" 1921 Gillett & Johnston F N
5 7-1-19 988.0 B 33.50" 1921 Gillett & Johnston F N
6 9-1-21 888.0 A 36.50" 1921 Gillett & Johnston F N
7 11-1-26 788.0 G 40.19" 1921 Gillett & Johnston F N
8 15-0-9 740.0 F♯ 43.44" 1921 Gillett & Johnston F N
9 20-0-13 668.0 E 48.00" 1921 Gillett & Johnston F N
10 30-0-14 592.0 D 53.88" 1921 Gillett & Johnston F N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 1960 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.A.h NonStd
Update log
19/06/2020 1-10: turning added; fr1: truss,layout added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]