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Place Wingham
S Mary V
Grid Ref TR241574
Lat, Long 51.27237, 1.21272 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode CT3 1BS
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.27184, 1.21257 (See Google Map) Edit details
County Kent
Country England
Diocese Canterbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 5547 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8 (see below) | Edit Details
Tenor 19¼cwt (~2160lb or ~980kg) in E
Frames 1 Show Details
Additional information Ringing currently not permitted; PN alternates: Preston; Wingham
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=207
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]


Wingham, Kent
S Mary V
Bells Hide Details
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
Source: M Blurton(DrL website); CBC; JCB; TimJ(J Hedgcock); R Offen

Contributed by: Matthew Blurton
Last updated: 06/06/2019