Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, West Malling, Kent
Place West Malling
S Mary V
Grid Ref TQ678575
Postcode ME19 6ND
Lat, Long 51.29231, 0.40641Locate 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, tenor 10-1-9 in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=198
Affiliation Kent County Association
Ring of 8, tenor 10-1-9 in F♯
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 10-1-9 (1157 lb or 525 kg) in F♯ (755.0Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Mon
Overhauled 1998 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tuned 1998
TowerBase 5360View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-20 1511.0 F♯ 27.00" 1885 Mears & Stainbank R Y
2 4-2-3 1423.0 E♯ 27.75" 1885 Mears & Stainbank R Y
3 4-0-13 1263.5 D♯ 28.38" 1677 John & Christopher Hodson Y Y
4 4-1-2 1130.0 C♯ 28.75" 1637 John Wilnar Y Y
5 5-2-7 1006.5 B 31.13" 1698 James Bartlet Y Y
6 6-2-23 950.5 A♯ 33.75" 1637 John Wilnar Y Y
7 8-0-23 844.5 G♯ 37.13" 1637 John Wilnar R Y
8 10-1-9 755.0 F♯ 40.88" 1869 Mears & Stainbank R Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1884 Oak Mears & Stainbank 8.3