Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Speldhurst, Kent
Place Speldhurst
S Mary V
Grid Ref TQ553414
Lat, Long 51.15109, 0.21967Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode TN3 0NL
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Lieutenancy area Kent
Country England
Diocese Rochester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 13¼ cwt in F♯See below
Frames 2See below
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=175
Affiliation Kent County Association
Ring of 8, tenor 13¼ cwt in F♯
TowerBase 4527View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Overhauled 1933 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 1933
Tenor 13¼ cwt (~1480 lb or ~670 kg) in F♯ (750.0Hz)
Practice Tue
Also Simulator
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 <4-2-19 1502.5 F♯ 26.63" 1887 Mears & Stainbank R
2 <4-2-20 1405.0 E♯ 27.38" 1887 Mears & Stainbank R
3 <5-0-11 1253.0 D♯ 29.50" 1849 Charles & George Mears R
4 <6-1-16 1129.5 C♯ 31.50" 1849 Charles & George Mears R
5 <6-2-19 998.5 B 33.50" 1849 Charles & George Mears R
6 <6-3-10 937.5 A♯ 34.00" 1849 Charles & George Mears R
7 10-1-18 841.0 G♯ 38.00" 1933 Gillett & Johnston F
8 <13-1-26 750.0 F♯ 42.00" 1849 Charles & George Mears R
Service 4-1-20 1699.5 G♯ 25.75" 1920 Mears & Stainbank F
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,5,6,7,8 1849 Timber (unidentified) 8.3
1A 3,4 1887 Timber Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd