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Northumberland Heath, Erith School


  • School closed, formerly single bell, ½ cwt approx
  • Grid Ref: TQ499772
  • Diocese: Rochester

Prior to 2010

Bell DateFounderFate
School Bell1895John Warner & SonsOffered for sale on eBay, 2010

History

1895 School opened. Bell cast by John Warner & Sons. Inscription on lip: JOHN WARNER & SONS LTD 1895
1967 Northumberland Heath Secondary Modern School (West Site, on Brook Street) merged with Erith Grammar School (East Site) to become Erith Comprehensive School.
1996 The two sites of Erith School merged into one on Avenue Road. The old West site on Brook Street became home to Northumberland Heath Primary School
2009 In March the school turret and bell appeared on eBay for £4,500.

Gallery


The old school bell.
Photo: Ebay 2010

The turret in which the bell used to hang.
Photo: Ebay 2010


Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 31 March 2020