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Higham
 

Higham, St John the Evangelist


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  • 6 bells hung for full circle ringing
  • Tenor: 6-0-0 in B♭.
  • Grid Ref: TQ712714
  • Rung from: Upstairs Ringing Room
  • Frame: 1914 Alfred Bowell, made of steel and wrought iron
  • Diocese: Rochester
  • Building Listed Grade: II. Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 6-0-032⁹⁄₁₆" B♭ 1863 John Warner & Sons Never
5 5-0-1030" C 1863 John Warner & Sons Never
4 4-0-2127⁷⁄₁₆" D 1863 John Warner & Sons Never
3 3-2-326⅜" E♭ 1861 John Warner & Sons Never
2 3-1-324½" F 1863 John Warner & Sons Never
Treble 3-1-1432⁷⁄₁₆" G 1914 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never

Inscriptions

History

1860 New church and tower built by E.W.Stephens.
1861 Bell cast (the present 4th) and installed in a frame for 5 bells by John Warner & Sons.
1863 4 more bells added to the empty pits by John Warner & Sons (1,2,4,5 of 5).
1914 Treble added to make 6 and bells rehung in a new frame by Alfred Bowell. [1]
1916 Chiming apparatus installed by Alfred Bowell at a cost of £10.10s. [2]
[1] To rehanging the five bells in new steel frames £108. To new sixth bell £40. Total £148. Plus Higham St Mary's a/c £51-6-4. Total £199-6-4. Paid cq £188 18 Sept 1914. Cq. £11-6-4 18 May 1915. (Bowell records, 11 Sept, 1914)
[2] To chiming apparatus to the six bells £10-10-0. Paid Cq. 18 Apri 1916. (Bowell records, c.1916)

Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-03-191260 Plain Bob Minor
2017-03-121296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2015-12-041260 Bob Minor
2014-10-051320 Kent TB Minor
2014-08-021260 Plain Bob Minor
2012-06-051260 Grandsire Doubles and Plain Bob Doubles
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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