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Mereworth
 

Mereworth, St Lawrence


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Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Weight
(As received 2008)
Weight
(As supplied 1958)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 9-1-79-3-2237.72" G 1746 Joseph Eayre, St Neots 2009 John Taylor & Co
5 6-3-217-0-227-0-2433½" A 1958 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough 2009 John Taylor & Co
4 6-1-146-2-432½" B 1746 Joseph Eayre, St Neots 2009 John Taylor & Co
3 5-3-266-0-2631" C 1746 Joseph Eayre, St Neots 2009 John Taylor & Co
2 4-2-244-3-1229" D 1746 Joseph Eayre, St Neots 2009 John Taylor & Co
Treble 4-2-34-2-1427½" E 1746 Joseph Eayre, St Neots 2009 John Taylor & Co

Inscriptions

How the bells are tuned

Prior to 1958

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
5th6-0-1834⅛"1746Joseph EayreNeverRecast in 1958

History

1744 -6 Church and tower built by an unknown architect.
1746 Ring of 6 cast by Joseph Eayre.
1885 Fittings repaired by Mears & Stainbank.
1907 Fittings repaired by Gillett & Johnston.
1957 5th cracked due to its cast-in crown staple.
1958 5th recast by John Taylor.
2009 Bells retuned by Taylors Eayre & Smith and rehung by Whites of Appleton in the existing, but strengthened frame.

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2013-11-235040 Surprise Minor (7 Methods)
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2016-10-271320 Doubles (3m)
2016-08-131320 Doubles (2v/3m)
2016-06-111320 Doubles (3m)
2015-09-301320 Grandsire Doubles
2015-06-241380 Plain Bob Doubles
2015-04-231260 St George Bob Minor and The Dragon Bob Minor
2015-01-241260 Single Oxford Bob Minor
2014-12-041260 Single Oxford Bob Minor
2014-09-081320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2014-07-041260 Doubles (2m)
2014-06-111296 Bedford Surprise Minor
2013-08-021320 St Simons Doubles
2013-07-261260 Plain Bob Minor
2013-05-311320 Doubles (3m)
2013-04-051260 Plain Bob Minor
2012-11-161260 Plain Bob Minor
2012-06-061260 Grandsire Doubles
2011-08-051296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2010-11-121260 Plain Bob Minor
2010-07-271260 Plain Bob Minor
2010-04-231320 Grandsire Doubles
2010-02-271320 Plain Bob Doubles
2009-11-211320 Grandsire Doubles
2009-09-141260 Minor (2 Methods)
2005-04-041320 Norwich 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