Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S John Bapt, Wittersham, Kent
Place Wittersham
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TQ897269
Postcode TN30 7EA
Lat, Long 51.01076, 0.70331Locate 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, tenor 16-2-8 in ESee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=208
Affiliation Kent County Association
Ring of 8, tenor 16-2-8 in E
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 16-2-8 (1856 lb or 842 kg) in E (644.0Hz)
Practice Tue
Overhauled 1967 by John Taylor & Co
Tuned 1967
TowerBase 5602View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-0-26 1290.0 E 28.25" 1997 John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd F
2 5-0-12 1217.0 D♯ 30.00" 1861 George Mears R
3 6-1-5 1084.0 C♯ 32.00" 1937 Mears & Stainbank F
4 7-1-19 965.0 B 34.00" 1609† Joseph Carter Y
5 9-1-2 858.0 A 37.00" 1609† Joseph Carter Y
6 11-1-27 812.0 G♯ 39.25" 1609† Joseph Carter Y
7 13-2-6 724.0 F♯ 41.88" 1951 Gillett & Johnston F
8 16-2-8 644.0 E 46.50" 1629 John Wilnar R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1967 Cast iron John Taylor & Co