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Maidstone, St Luke


  • Single bell hung for full circle ringing but unringable
  • Tenor: 7 cwt approx. in A♯.
  • Grid Ref: TQ765564
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Canterbury
    Archdeaconry (Anglican): Maidstone


    Recording of the single bell.(Dickon R Love, 25 Jan 2007)

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
® Single Bell 7 cwt approx.33⅜" A♯ 1897 John Warner & Sons Never

®  - Hung for full circle ringing

Inscriptions

How the bells are tuned

History

1897 Bell cast and hung for ringing in the sinuous tower and spire of St Luke's church, by John Warner & Sons.

Gallery



Photo: Dickon Love, 25 Jan 2007


Photo: Dickon Love, 25 Jan 2007

Photographing the bell was very difficult in the very small space.
Photo: Dickon Love, 25 Jan 2007

The single bell, hung for ringing, is at the top of chimney like tower.
Photo: Dickon Love, 25 Jan 2007


Photo: Dickon Love, 25 Jan 2007


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