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Hever
 

Hever, St Peter


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Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 9-0-25 A 1995 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Never
5 6-3-16 B 1995 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Never
4 4-2-1130" C♯ 1887 Gillett & Bland, Croydon 1995 Whitechapel
3 4-0-1 D 1703 Richard Phelps, Whitechapel 1995 Whitechapel
2 3-3-1 E 1703 Richard Phelps, Whitechapel 1995 Whitechapel
Treble 3-1-3 F♯ 1896 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1995 Whitechapel

Earlier bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
4th30½"1703Richard PhelpsNeverRecast in 1887
5th33½"1703Richard PhelpsNeverRecast in 1995
Tenor37"1703Richard PhelpsNeverRecast in 1995

History

1703 5 bells cast by Robert Patrick.
1887 3rd (of 5) recast by Gillett & Johnston as it was broken.
1898 Treble added to make 6 by Mears & Stainbank.
1961 Bells rehung by Mears & Stainbank.
1995 5th and 6th recast by Whitechapel and the remainder were also rehung with new fitting, bearings cleaned with new seals with new clappers and tops.

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2014-02-125040 Surprise Minor
2013-05-185040 Minor (5m)
2012-12-225040 Surprise Minor (7m)
2003-07-195040 Surprise Minor (7m)
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2016-11-181260 Plain Bob Doubles
2016-11-051500 Stedman Doubles
2016-10-261260 Doubles (5m/1p)
2016-10-221260 Plain Bob Doubles
2016-10-161260 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place Doubles
2016-10-081260 Stedman Doubles
2016-08-261260 Plain Bob Minor
2016-05-021260 Plain Bob Doubles
2016-05-021260 Plain Bob Doubles
2016-04-161260 Grandsire Doubles
2015-08-201260 Plain Bob Doubles
2015-08-081260 Grandsire Doubles
2015-07-051260 Grandsire Doubles
2015-06-021272 Stamford Surprise Minor
2014-12-301300 Plain Bob Doubles
2014-10-111260 Plain Bob Minor
2014-07-201260 Plain Bob Doubles
2014-07-021260 Plain Bob Doubles
2014-06-141272 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
2014-06-051260 Plain Bob Doubles
2012-12-081272 Kent Treble Bob Minor
2012-06-071260 Plain Bob Doubles
2011-11-061260 Plain Bob Doubles
2008-09-201260 Plain Bob Minor
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 1 April 2016