Acrise, Acrise Place

Photo: Historic England

  • Single clock bell hung in a cupola above old stables
  • Tenor: 0-3-1
  • Grid Ref: TR193422
  • Building Listed Grade: II Click for Heritage details.

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)*
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
Single bell 0-3-114" 1695 Unknown Never

* Source of weight figures: David Cawley measured on bathroom scales
 - Hung dead



1695 A bell was cast by an unknown founder, with the initials "M A" cast upon it. It has canons and wires 1:3-2-3-1. It may be by Bagley or perhaps Bartlet. Acrise Place, in which it hangs, is a 16th century house with modifications in 1671 and 1691 and restored in the 1950s and 1987, The bell hangs in a cupola above a clock on the Old Stables of the building. The building is now a serious of dwellings, with the clock above the part known as "The Clock House".

Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 18 June 2020