Dove's Guide Cover Picture Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Place Rochester
S Margaret
Shown in County Lists as Rochester, S Margaret
Grid Ref TQ740680
Lat, Long 51.38497, 0.49920
Postcode ME1 1SS
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County Kent
Country England
Diocese Rochester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 4119 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below)
Overhauled 2006 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 2005
Tenor 9-2-8 (1072lb or 486kg) in Gb (762.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Fri
Also Ground floor ringing chamber; toilet
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=156
Affiliation Kent County Association


Rochester, Kent
S Margaret
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-2-21 1524.0 Gb 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 Eb 28.00" 1790 Thomas I Mears R
4 4-1-21 1139.0 Db 29.50" 1884 John Warner & Sons R
5 5-1-20 1015.0 Cb 31.63" 1790 Thomas I Mears R
6 6-1-3 955.0 Bb 33.50" 1621 Joseph Hatch Y
7 8-0-11 854.0 Ab 36.00" 1624 Joseph Hatch Y
8 9-2-8 762.0 Gb 40.00" 1884 John Warner & Sons R
Source: DrL's Kent website; GAD Rochester Dio info; Mike Chester

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 29/05/2014

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