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Minster in Thanet
 

Minster in Thanet, St Mary


Photo: Richard Offen, 2005

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 17 cwt approx.45¼" E 1636 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent Never
4 12 cwt approx.40⅞" F♯ William Oldfield Never
3 10 cwt approx.38¼" G 1660 Thomas Palmar I Never
2 8½ cwt approx36⅝" A 1626 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent Never
Treble 7¼ cwt approx34½" B 1636 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent Never

Inscriptions

History

1538 -61 Bell cast by William Oldfield.
1626 Present 2nd cast.
1636 Present treble and tenor cast.
1660 Present 3rd cast.
1987 Spire blew down in the strong winds of that year.
1988 Spire rebuilt and ringing resumed.

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2002-10-065040 Doubles
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2013-04-211260 Doubles (3m)
2011-10-011260 Reverse Canterbury Doubles and Plain Bob Minimus
2010-07-311260 Doubles (2m/v)
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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