Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Giles, Farnborough, Greater London
Place Farnborough
S Giles
Grid Ref TQ443641
Lat, Long 51.35781, 0.07209Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode BR6 7DB
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Lieutenancy area Greater London
Country England
Diocese Rochester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 2-2-26 in ESee below
Frames 2See below
URL http://www.farnborough-kent-parish.org.uk/parish_bells.html
Affiliation Kent County Association
Updates 05/11/2020: Restoration started to add a treble and tenor with the 4th (of 6) now away for tuning down [Nick Wilkins via Email]
17/10/2020: PCC has approved top and tail augmentation to 8 [Nick Wilkins via Lewisham Dist Newsletter]
Ring of 6, tenor 2-2-26 in E
TowerBase 7755View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Tenor 2-2-26 (306 lb or 139 kg) in E (1291.0Hz)
Additional information Also hung for ringing: service bell ('Great Giles'); Future plans: to become 8; restoration work under way with the 4th away for retuning leaving the remainder available for ringing
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 1-3-25 2185.0 C♯ 19.63" 2011 John Taylor & Co F N
2 2-0-23 1942.0 B 20.50" 2012 John Taylor & Co F N
3 2-0-19 1725.0 A 21.50" 2011 John Taylor & Co F N
4 2-1-15 1633.0 G♯ 22.00" 2011 John Taylor & Co F N
5 2-1-26 1457.0 F♯ 23.00" 2011 John Taylor & Co F N
6 2-2-26 1291.0 E 23.88" 2011 John Taylor & Co F N
Clock 3cwt 1581.5 G 24.00" 1766 Lester & Pack Y
Service 9-2-19 865.0 A 36.63" 1951 Gillett & Johnston F N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 Service 1951 [2012] Cast iron Gillett & Johnston [John Taylor & Co] 8.3.A.m
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 2012 Steel John Taylor & Co 8.1.A.b NonStd