Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Giles, Farnborough, Greater London
Place Farnborough
S Giles
Grid Ref TQ443641
Postcode BR6 7DB
Lat, Long 51.35781, 0.07209Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Greater London
Country England
Diocese Rochester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 2-2-26 in ESee below
Other bellsSee below
Frames 2See below
URL http://www.farnborough-kent-parish.org.uk/parish_bells.html
Affiliation Kent County Association
Dove tower ID 14033
Ring of 6, tenor 2-2-26 in E
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 2-2-26 (306 lb or 139 kg) in E (1291.0 Hz)
Additional information Also hung for ringing: service bell ('Great Giles'); future plans: to become 8; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way with the 4th away for retuning leaving the remainder available for ringing
TowerBase ID 7755View Felstead peals
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
Other bells
Bells Edit details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
Clock 3 cwt 1581.5 G 24.00" 1766 Lester & Pack Y
Service 9-2-19 865.0 A 36.63" 1951 Gillett & Johnston F N
Details of frames
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 of 6 2012 Steel John Taylor & Co 8.1.A.b NonStd
Update log
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]
01/11/2020 Svc: frameid amended; fr1,fr2: details added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
17/10/2020 PCC has approved top and tail augmentation to 8 [Nick Wilkins via Lewisham Dist Newsletter]