Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Kingskerswell, Devon
Place Kingskerswell
S Mary
Grid Ref SX875678
Postcode TQ12 5LD
Lat, Long 50.49929, -3.58629Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Devon
Country England
Diocese Exeter
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 7-0-3 in G♯See below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
Affiliation Guild of Devonshire Ringers
Dove tower ID 11038
Ring of 8, tenor 7-0-3 in G♯
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 7-0-3 (787 lb or 357 kg) in G♯ (812.4 Hz)
Practice Wed
Overhauled 2019 by Andrew Nicholson
Tuned 2019
TowerBase ID 2778View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 2-3-5 1627.0 G♯ 23.13" 2019 Eijsbouts F N
2 3-0-3 1522.8 F𝄪 23.88" 2019 Eijsbouts F N
3 2-3-18 1360.8 E♯ 24.06" 1887 Mears & Stainbank R 8
4 3-3-17 1215.6 D♯ 26.50" 1815 John IV Pennington R 8
5 4-0-1 1086.2 C♯ 28.06" 2019 Eijsbouts F N
6 4-3-7 1017.6 B♯ 29.63" 1815 John IV Pennington R 8
7 6-1-19 909.2 A♯ 32.88" 1937 Mears & Stainbank R 8
8 7-0-3 812.4 G♯ 35.56" 1887 Mears & Stainbank R 8
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 2019 Steel Andrew Nicholson
Update log
25/10/2020 Tenor note changed from Ab [Nigel Taylor]
25/10/2020 1-8: note amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
07/12/2019 1-8: turning added; fr1: material amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
07/12/2019 1,2: date,diam,nominal,canons added; [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
07/12/2019 3-8: nominal,canons,diam amended [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
05/12/2019 Revised tenor weight and note supplied [Philip Stevens, Tower Captain via e-mail]
05/12/2019 1-8: wt,note amended; 5: date,maker amended, no longer cracked [Philip Stevens via e-mail]
05/12/2019 1,2: frameid added; fr1 replaced [Philip Stevens via e-mail]
30/11/2019 Restoration and augmentation to 8 completed [TimJ (#255) via e-mail]
16/08/2019 Nu1,Nu2: founder added [Philip Stevens via e-mail]
05/08/2019 3: welded [Mike Chester via e-mail]
12/06/2019 Being restored and augmented [Mike Chester (church's Friends' Facebook page) via e-mail]
11/06/2019 frame: layout added [Mike Chester via e-mail]