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Marden, St Michael & All Angels


Photo: Dickon Love

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Weight
(Slightly different weight given in Bowell's notebook)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 14-1-043⅛" F 1909 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never
7 10-0-138⅞" G 1909 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never
6 7-2-07-3-034⅝" A 1909 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never
5 6-3-1632⅝" B♭ 1909 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never
4 5-1-029¾" C 1909 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never
3 4-3-027¾" D 1909 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never
2 4-2-03-3-1626¾" E 1909 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never
Treble 3-2-1625½" F 1909 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never

Inscriptions

How the bells are tuned

Earlier ring of six

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
Treble32"C♯1745Thomas LesterNeverRecast 1909
233½"B1775Pack & ChapmanNeverRecast 1909
335½"A1758Lester & PackNeverRecast 1909
438"G♯1777Pack & ChapmanNeverRecast 1909
541"F♯1745Lester & PackNeverRecast 1909
Tenor19-3-1446"E1693John HodsonNeverReputed weight. Recast 1909.

History

1693 Tenor (of 6) cast by John Hodson.
1745 Treble and 5th (of 6) cast by Thomas Lester.
1758 3rd (of 6) cast by Lester & Pack.
1775 2nd (of 6) cast by Pack & Chapman.
1777 4th (of 6) cast by Pack & Chapman.
1909 Bells recast into a ring of 8 by Alfred Bowell.

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2004-07-035152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
1989-07-155056 Spliced Surprise Major
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-03-051287 Grandsire Triples
2017-02-051265 Spliced Triples (1m/1p)
2016-12-181260 2 Doubles
2016-12-041260 Plain Bob Doubles
2016-11-061260 Grandsire Doubles
2015-09-121252 Yorkshire Surprise Major
2015-09-061344 Spliced Major (3m)
2015-08-021260 Plain Bob Triples
2015-07-051344 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
2015-05-181314 Strata Florida Surprise Major
2014-11-241314 Michaelmas Surprise Major
2014-09-071280 Plain Bob Doubles
2014-06-251250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
2014-05-031260 Grandsire Triples
2014-04-071280 Hitchin Surprise Major
2014-04-031280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 Methods)
2013-12-071260 Plain Bob Doubles
2013-02-091260 Plain Bob Triples
2013-01-281250 Hippolytus Surprise Major
2012-06-021260 Plain Bob Doubles
2012-06-021260 Plain Bob Doubles
2012-05-061260 Plain Bob Doubles
2012-03-041260 Grandsire Doubles
2011-12-111260 Doubles (2 Methods/1 Principle)
2010-09-181320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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