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Lynsted, Ss Peter & Paul


Photo: Richard Offen, 2005

  • 6 bells hung for full circle ringing
  • Tenor: 10-2-25 in G.
  • Grid Ref: TQ942608
  • Rung from: Upstairs Ringing Room
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Canterbury
    Archdeaconry (Anglican): Maidstone
  • Kent County Association of Change Ringers District: Canterbury
  • Building Listed Grade: I Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
® Treble 3-0-2125¾" E 1889 John Warner & Sons Removed 2007 Whitechapel
® 2 4-1-1628⅝" D 1639 John Wilnar, Borden, Kent 1952 Mears & Stainbank
® 3 5-2-1630⅞" C 1952 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Never
® 4 5-3-232⅛" B 1639 John Wilnar, Borden, Kent 1952 Mears & Stainbank
® 5 8-0-038⅞" A 1884 John Warner & Sons 1952 Mears & Stainbank
® Tenor 10-2-2539½" G 1600 Robert Mot, Whitechapel Conventional 1952 Mears & Stainbank

®  - Hung for full circle ringing

Inscriptions

Earlier bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
DiameterDateFounderRetunedFate
2nd (of 5)6-0-1331½"1597Robert MotNeverRecast 1952
4th (of 5)Robert MotNeverRecast 1884

History

1597 2nd cast by Robert Mot.
c 1600 4th cast by Robert Mot. Stahlschmidt later described it as "a very indifferent specimen of his workmanship". The tenor was also cast.
1639 Treble and 3rd cast by John Wilnar.
1884 4th recast by John Warner.
1944 Bells rehung in a new frame for 6.
1952 2nd recast and bells retuned and rehung by Mears & Stainbank.
2007 The bells were augmented to 6 with the addition of the clock bell from St George, Perry Hill, as the new treble.

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2011-06-185040 Surprise Minor
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2018-09-101320 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
2018-09-091296 Netherseale Surprise Minor
2018-08-081260 Plain Bob Minor
2015-06-271320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2011-11-121260 Doubles (3m)
2008-09-271260 Plain Bob Doubles
Full list of peals on Bellboard here
Full list of quarters on Bellboard here


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