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Place Rochester
Cath Ch of Christ & BVM
Shown in County Lists as Rochester Cath
Grid Ref TQ742685
Lat, Long 51.38899, 0.50315 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode ME1 1SJ
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.39000, 0.50458 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Kent
Country England
Diocese Rochester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 4118 See Felstead Peals
Bells 10 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1960 by Loughborough Bellfoundry
Tuned 1921
Tenor 30-0-14 (3374lb or 1530kg) in D (592.0Hz)
Frames 1 (see below)
Practice Thu
Also Simulator; toilet
Additional information To become 12
URL http://www.rccbr.co.uk
Affiliation Kent County Association


Rochester, Kent
Cath Ch of Christ & BVM
Bells Hide Details
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
Source: M Smith; Jim Hedgcock; TimJ(AAJB;#287)

Contributed by: Martin Smith
Last updated: 19/06/2020


Rochester, Kent
Cath Ch of Christ & BVM
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 1960 Cast iron Loughborough Bellfoundry 8.3.A.h NonStd
Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 19/06/2020