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Hever, St Peter


  • 6 bells hung for full circle ringing
  • Tenor: 9-0-25
  • Grid Ref: TQ476448
  • Rung from: Upstairs Ringing Room
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Rochester
  • Kent County Association of Change Ringers District: Tonbridge
  • Building Listed Grade: I Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date FounderSerial NoRetuned
® Treble 3-1-3 F♯ 1896 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel1995 Whitechapel
® 2 3-3-1 E 1703 Richard Phelps, Whitechapel1995 Whitechapel
® 3 4-0-1 D 1703 Richard Phelps, Whitechapel1995 Whitechapel
® 4 4-2-1130" C♯ 1887 Gillett & Bland, Croydon10601995 Whitechapel
® 5 6-3-16 B 1995 Whitechapel Bell FoundryNever
® Tenor 9-0-25 A 1995 Whitechapel Bell FoundryNever

® Hung for full circle ringing

Earlier bells

Bell DiameterDateFounderFate
4th30½"1703Richard PhelpsRecast in 1887
5th33½"1703Richard PhelpsRecast in 1995
Tenor37"1703Richard PhelpsRecast in 1995

History

1703 5 bells cast by Richard Phelps.
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.
2019-12-045040 Surprise Minor
2014-02-125040 Surprise Minor
2013-05-185040 Minor (5m)
2012-12-225040 Surprise Minor (7m)
2003-07-195040 Surprise Minor (7m)
1985-02-165040 Doubles (100m)
1973-10-095040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1973-03-155040 Minor (17m)
1972-07-105040 York Surprise Minor
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2020-01-271260 Plain Bob Doubles
2019-11-301299 Doubles (2m)
2019-11-021260 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place Doubles
2019-10-271260 Plain Bob Doubles
2019-10-151260 Doubles (2m)
2019-07-011260 Double Oxford Bob Minor
2019-06-041260 Plain Bob Doubles
2018-11-121260 Plain Bob Minor
2018-11-111260 Grandsire Doubles
2018-11-011320 Carlisle Surprise Minor
2018-10-291320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2018-06-171260 Plain Bob Doubles
2018-04-031260 Plain Bob Doubles
2018-02-152160 Spliced Surprise Minor
2018-01-071260 Plain Bob Doubles
2017-12-221260 Plain Bob Doubles
2017-11-121260 Doubles (2m)
2017-11-051260 All Saints Place Doubles
2017-10-291260 Plain Bob Doubles
2017-10-171296 Childwall Bob Minor
2017-07-141320 Doubles (2m)
2017-06-201320 Elston Delight Minor
2017-06-031260 Doubles (2m)
2016-11-181260 Plain Bob Doubles
2016-11-051500 Stedman Doubles
Full list of peals on Bellboard here
Full list of quarters on Bellboard here


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