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Place Upchurch
S Mary V
Grid Ref TQ843675
Lat, Long 51.37666, 0.64748 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode ME9 7AJ
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County Kent
Country England
Diocese Canterbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 5149 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 12-1-14 (1386lb or 629kg) in F#
Frames 1 (see below)
Practice Wed (with exceptions)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber; toilet
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=233
Affiliation Kent County Association


Upchurch, Kent
S Mary V
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-7 D# 28.75" 1866 Mears & Stainbank R
2 5-0-8 C# 29.88" 1637 John Wilnar R
3 5-3-23 B 31.38" 1632 John Wilnar R
4 7-2-0 A# 34.13" c1560† John Harding R
5 9-2-18 G# 37.50" 1862 G Mears and Company R
6 12-1-14 F# 40.43" 1862 G Mears and Company R
Source: GAD; Dove tenor wt; CBC; JCB(Bowell CD); P Denton; D Sloman(DrL)

Contributed by: John Baldwin
Last updated: 22/10/2017


Upchurch, Kent
S Mary V
Frames Hide Details
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1923 Steel Alfred Bowell
Contributed by: David Sloman
Last updated: 22/10/2017