Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Tunstall, Kent
Place Tunstall
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TQ895619
Postcode ME9 8DU
Lat, Long 51.32462, 0.71950Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Kent
Country England
Diocese Canterbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 10-1-8 in GSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=232
Affiliation Kent County Association
Dove tower ID 12317
Ring of 8, tenor 10-1-8 in G
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 10-1-8 (1156 lb or 524 kg) in G (791.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Fri
Overhauled 1995 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 1995
TowerBase ID 5107View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-0-0 1585.0 G 24.88" 1995 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
2 4-0-2 1490.0 F♯ 25.75" 1995 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
3 4-1-0 1331.0 E 26.50" 1995 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
4 4-1-20 1187.0 D 28.00" 1995 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
5 5-0-20 1056.0 C 29.75" 1995 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
6 6-0-10 994.0 B 31.50" 1995 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
7 7-1-6 888.0 A 33.88" 1995 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
8 10-1-8 791.0 G 38.50" 1995 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 3,4 1975 Steel Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
1 1,2,5,6,7,8 1975 Steel Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 8.1.B.a 6.1
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Last updated: 16/10/2015