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LYNSTED, Ss Peter & Paul

Photo RCO 2005
6 bells
Tenor 10-2-25 in G
Grid Ref. TQ942609
Canterbury District
Frame: 1944 on a foundation for 6 bells.
Retuning: Mears & Stainbank 1952
Treble transferred from
St George, Perry Hill
PEALS

DETAILS OF THE BELLS

Bell Weight Diameter Cast Founder

1

3-0-21

253/4"

1889

John Warner & Sons

2

4-1-16

285/8"

1639

John Wilnar

3

5-2-16

307/8"

1952

Mears & Stainbank

4

5-3-2

321/8""

1639

John Wilnar

5

8-0-0

357/8"

1884

John Warner & Sons

6

10-2-25

391/2"

1600

Robert Mot

INSCRIPTIONS

1. tba
2. IOHN Diamond.gif (1312 bytes) WILNAR Diamond.gif (1312 bytes) MADE Diamond.gif (1312 bytes) MEE Diamond.gif (1312 bytes) 1639
3.

Robertvs + mot + me + fecit 1597

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RECAST 19 wc1951.jpg (2432 bytes) 52
4. IOHN Diamond.gif (1312 bytes) WILNAR Diamond.gif (1312 bytes) 1639
5. RECAST BY JOHN WARNER & SONS 1884
6.

Robertvs + mot + me + fecit 1600

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FORMER BELLS

Bell

Weight

Diameter

Cast

Founder

Fate

2

6-0-13

31"

1597

Robert Mot

Recast 1952

2.

Robertvs + mot + me + fecit 1597

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HISTORY

1597

2nd cast by Robert Mot.

c.1600

4th cast by Robert Mot. Stahlschmidt later described it as "a very indifferent specimen of his workmanship".

1600

Present tenor cast.

1639

Treble and 3rd cast by John Wilnar.

1884

4th recast by John Warner.

1944

Bells rehung in a new frame on a foundation for 6 bells.

1952

2nd recast and bells retuned and rehung by Mears & Stainbank.

2007

The bells were augmented to 6 with the addition of the clock bell from St George, Perry Hill, as the new treble.