Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary of Charity, Faversham, Kent
Place Faversham
S Mary of Charity
Grid Ref TR017615
Postcode ME13 7BB
Lat, Long 51.31729, 0.89442Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.31633, 0.89314
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Lieutenancy area Kent
Country England
Diocese Canterbury
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 10 (full circle ring), tenor 16-0-3 in ESee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://kent.lovesguide.com/tower.php?id=76
Affiliation Kent County Association
Dove tower ID 14488
Ring of 10, tenor 16-0-3 in E
Bells 10 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 16-0-3 (1795 lb or 814 kg) in E (657.7 Hz)
Additional information Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way
Overhauled 1930 by Gillett & Johnston
Tuned 2020
TowerBase ID 1866View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-4 1659.5 G♯ 26.00" 2020 John Taylor & Co F N
2 4-2-26 1479.0 F♯ 27.00" 2020 John Taylor & Co F N
3 5-0-18 1316.9 E 28.25" 1748 Robert Catlin R Y
4 5-1-8 1242.3 D♯ 29.75" 1748 Robert Catlin R Y
5 6-0-11 1107.1 C♯ 31.63" 1882 John Warner & Sons R Y
6 6-3-26 986.7 B 33.50" 1748 Robert Catlin R Y
7 7-3-24 878.2 A 37.25" 1797 Thomas I Mears R Y
8 11-1-19 829.0 G♯ 39.06" 1930 Gillett & Johnston F Y
9 12-1-10 738.2 F♯ 42.50" 1748 Robert Catlin R Y
10 16-0-3 657.7 E 46.25" 1872 Mears & Stainbank R Y
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 3,4 2020 Steel John Taylor & Co 8.1.B.a //
1 1,2,5,6,7,8,9,10 1797 Oak unidentified
Update log
17/12/2020 1-7: nominal corrected [Paul Mason, JT&Co via Email]
03/12/2020 fr2: truss,layout added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]
02/12/2020 3-10: wt,nominal(exc 8) amended,turning added [D Paul Mason via 00014149]
02/12/2020 1,2: weight,nominal,frameid added; 3,4: frameid amended; Fr2 info added [D Paul Mason via 00014149]
01/12/2020 Now a ring of 10. Tenor weight and nominal updated after tuning [Paul Mason, JT&Co via Email]
19/08/2020 Tenor weighed on receipt at Taylors [Paul Mason via Email]
18/08/2020 1-8: wt amended(to 'as received value); Nu1,Nu2: diam added [D Paul Mason via 00013953]
13/08/2020 Work started to augment to 10, all new fittings, strengthened framework [David Potter via Email]
13/08/2020 fr1: material amended [John Baldwin via database]