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Maidstone
 

Maidstone, County Hall


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Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Single bell 1-1-1919" A♯ 1928 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon

Prior to 1928

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
Single bell14½"C♯UnknownUnknownNeverRecast 1928. This was not the HMS Kent bell though as this is in Rochester Cathedral (tbc).

History

1928 The ships bell was cast for the 10th HMS Kent. This ship lasted until 1997 when a more modern version was built. It is assumed the bell came to County Hall at this time. The bell of the 9th HMS Kent went to Rochester Cathedral.


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