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Lynsted
 

Lynsted, Ss Peter & Paul


Photo: Richard Offen, 2005

Details of the Bells

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

Inscriptions

Earlier bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
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.
2015-06-271320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2011-11-121260 Doubles (3m)
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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