Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Margaret, Rochester, Kent
Place Rochester
S Margaret
Shown in County Lists as Rochester, S Margaret
Grid Ref TQ740680
Postcode ME1 1SS
Lat, Long 51.38497, 0.49920Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Kent
Country England
Diocese Rochester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 9-2-8 in G♭See below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=156
Affiliation Kent County Association
Dove tower ID 15454
Ring of 8, tenor 9-2-8 in G♭
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 9-2-8 (1072 lb or 486 kg) in G♭ (762.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Fri
Overhauled 2006 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tuned 2005
TowerBase ID 4119View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-21 1524.0 G♭ 25.00" 1896 John Taylor & Co F
2 4-0-24 1426.0 F 26.38" 1896 John Taylor & Co F
3 3-3-18 1274.0 E♭ 28.00" 1790 Thomas I Mears R
4 4-1-21 1139.0 D♭ 29.50" 1884 John Warner & Sons R
5 5-1-20 1015.0 C♭ 31.63" 1790 Thomas I Mears R
6 6-1-3 955.0 B♭ 33.50" 1621 Joseph Hatch Y
7 8-0-11 854.0 A♭ 36.00" 1624 Joseph Hatch Y
8 9-2-8 762.0 G♭ 40.00" 1884 John Warner & Sons R
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 2006 Steel Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Update log
Last updated: 29/05/2014