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Shorne
 

Shorne, Ss Peter & Paul


Photo: Dickon Love

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 9-2-037¾" G 1803 Thomas Mears I, Whitechapel Never
5 7 cwt approx.34¾" A 1803 Thomas Mears I, Whitechapel Never
4 5½ cwt approx32½" B 1803 Thomas Mears I, Whitechapel Never
3 5 cwt approx.31¼" C 1803 Thomas Mears I, Whitechapel Never
2 4½ cwt approx29½" D 1803 Thomas Mears I, Whitechapel Never
Treble 4 cwt approx.27¼" E 1803 Thomas Mears I, Whitechapel Never

Inscriptions

History

1803 6 bells were cast by Thomas Mears.
1914 Bells rehung by Alfred Bowell in a new frame for 8. [1]
1996 The clapper staple on the 3rd was found to be loose, so it was drilled out and rehung by the Kent C.A.
[1] 1914 6th Aug: To rehanging the six bells in new steel frames for eight bells £130. To new clock hammer & connection s £2 total £132. Paid cq 24 April 1914. 1914 6 Aug: To chiming apparatus with door complete £8-10-0. To new window to south side of tower £ (Bowell records)

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2016-08-035040 Spliced Surprise Minor
2015-03-145040 Spliced Surprise Minor (14m)
2002-04-085040 Surprise Minor
2002-01-265040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-01-051260 Grandsire Doubles
2016-12-301260 Doubles (7m/4v)
2015-11-211260 Doubles (2m: 900 Grandsire, 360 Plain Bob)
2015-02-191296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2014-12-061280 Union Doubles
2012-06-021260 Grandsire Doubles
2012-06-021260 Grandsire Doubles
2007-01-061260 Plain Bob Doubles
2004-12-221260 Doubles (13m)
2004-06-091284 Plain Bob 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