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Pluckley
 

Pluckley, St Nicholas


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Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 12-3-2544½" E 1853 Charles & George Mears, Whitechapel 1964 Mears & Stainbank
5 9-1-1040½" F♯ 1853 Charles & George Mears, Whitechapel 1964 Mears & Stainbank
4 7-2-2137" G♯ 1853 Charles & George Mears, Whitechapel 1964 Mears & Stainbank
3 6-3-1635" A 1853 Charles & George Mears, Whitechapel 1964 Mears & Stainbank
2 6-0-733" B 1853 Charles & George Mears, Whitechapel 1964 Mears & Stainbank
Treble 5-1-731" C♯ 1853 Charles & George Mears, Whitechapel 1964 Mears & Stainbank

Inscriptions

Earlier ring of five

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate

History

1552 Record of 5 bells.
1853 The 5 bells were recast into a ring of 6 by Charles and George Mears. They were hung in an anticlockwise frame.
1964 Bells retuned and rehung clockwise in a new frame by Whitechapel. A new ringing room floor was erected.

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2008-02-245040 Surprise Minor
2002-02-165040 Minor
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2016-02-261260 Grandsire Doubles
2014-07-261260 Plain Bob Minor
2014-03-281250 Bourne Surprise Minor
2013-07-311260 Grandsire Doubles
2013-07-131272 Kent Treble Bob Minor
2012-12-111260 Plain Bob Doubles
2012-06-071260 Plain Bob Doubles
2012-01-021368 Spliced Surprise Minor
2011-11-271320 Plain Bob Minor
2011-05-301260 Plain Bob Doubles
2010-11-271260 St. Clement's College Bob Minor
2008-11-131260 Plain Bob Doubles
2006-08-111260 Plain Bob Minor
2005-07-311260 Plain Bob Minor
1984-08-161272 Ipswich Surprise Minor
1976-09-271272 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

Elsewhere in the Parish

Pluckley, School
Single bell

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