Northumberland Heath

Northumberland Heath, Erith School

  • School closed, formerly single bell, ½ cwt approx
  • Formerly single bell, ½ cwt approx. School closed and bell sold.
  • Grid Ref: TQ499772

Prior to 2010

Bell Weight
(most recent)
School Bell½ cwt approx.c.12"1895John Warner & SonsNeverOffered for sale on eBay, 2010


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.


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