Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Wingham, Kent
Place Wingham
S Mary V
Grid Ref TR241574
Postcode CT3 1BS
Lat, Long 51.27237, 1.21272Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.27184, 1.21257
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Lieutenancy area Kent
Country England
Diocese Canterbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 19¼ cwt in ESee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Kent County Association
Updates 04/06/2019: Tower roof leak >> frame/support rotting > ringing suspended [S Davies(info S Guillard Tower Sec per Dist Newsletter) via e-mail]
Ring of 8, tenor 19¼ cwt in E
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 19¼ cwt (~2160 lb or ~980 kg) in E
Additional information Ringing currently not permitted; PN alternates: Preston; Wingham
TowerBase 5547View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5cwt E 27.75" 1720† Richard Phelps Y Y
2 6cwt D♯ 28.75" 1720† Richard Phelps Y Y
3 7cwt C♯ 31.50" 1720† Richard Phelps R Y
4 8cwt B 34.00" 1720† Richard Phelps Y Y
5 9½cwt A 36.25" 1720† Richard Phelps R Y
6 10½cwt G♯ 38.00" 1720† Richard Phelps R Y
7 13cwt F♯ 42.65" 1720† Richard Phelps R Y
8 19¼cwt E 47.75" 1720† Richard Phelps R Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1923 hardwood Mears & Stainbank 6.A 8.3