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Maidstone, St Paul (New Church)


Photo: Dickon Love, 25 Jan 2007

  • Single bell hung dead
  • Tenor: 1-1-23
  • Grid Ref: TQ764569
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Canterbury
    Archdeaconry (Anglican): Maidstone


Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)*
Weight
(WBF tuning book)
Weight
(Cast weight)
Diameter Note Date FounderRetuned
Single bell 1-1-211-1-231-2-1417⅝" D 1871 Whitechapel Bell FoundryNever

* Source of weight figures: John Slater's tuning book

Inscriptions

History

1971 The new church was equipped with a single bell, set to be the 2nd of a future new ring of 8, tenor just under 4 cwt in E flat. It was hung for swing chiming with a lever adjacent to the tower "stump" which incorporates a circular hole for the bells. It was hung for swing chiming with a lever adjacent to the tower "stump" which incorporates a circular hole for the bells.

Gallery


The bell hanging on the side of the church.
Photo: Dickon Love, 25 Jan 2007


Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 28 March 2020