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Tunbridge Wells
 

Tunbridge Wells, St Peter


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Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 14-0-342¹⁄₁₆" G♭ 1919 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
7 8-3-837" A♭ 1919 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
6 6-2-2333" B♭ 1919 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
5 5-3-931½" C♭ 1919 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
4 4-2-929" D♭ 1919 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
3 3-3-1727" E♭ 1919 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
2 3-2-1325½" F♭ 1919 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
Treble 3-2-1325¹⁄₁₆" G♭ 1919 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never

How the bells are tuned

Earlier ring of eight

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
Treble1886John Warner & SonsNeverRecast 1919
2nd1886John Warner & SonsNeverRecast 1919
3rd1879John Warner & SonsNeverRecast 1919
4th1876John Warner & SonsNeverRecast 1919
5th1876John Warner & SonsNeverRecast 1919
6th1876John Warner & SonsNeverRecast 1919
7th1876John Warner & SonsNeverRecast 1919
Tenor11-2-241"1876John Warner & SonsNeverRecast 1919

History

1874 - 5 Church built by H. H. and E. Cronk.
1876 Parish of St Peter created from Holy Trinity, Tunbridge Wells. Ring of 5 cast by John Warner with a tenor weighing 11-2-2.
1879 Treble added by John Warner to augment the ring to 6.
1886 2 bells added to complete the octave.
1919 Bells recast and rehung with new fittings by Gillett & Johnston. The were rung for the first time on Peace Celebration Day, 19th July.
1954 Bells overhauled.

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2011-02-235088 Superlative Surprise Major
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2015-05-251265 Stedman Triples
2015-04-241260 Plain Bob Doubles
2014-06-141287 Grandsire Triples
2014-05-291260 Grandsire Triples
2013-12-071288 Grandsire Triples
2013-06-101260 Plain Bob Doubles
2013-02-111260 Plain Bob Doubles
2011-12-101250 Rutland Surprise Major
2009-10-291260 Plain Bob Doubles
2009-09-121260 Grandsire Triples
2008-11-131260 Plain Bob Doubles
2008-06-071280 Plain Bob Major
2007-12-151287 Grandsire Triples
2007-11-011260 Plain Bob Minor
2007-07-081260 Plain Bob Triples
2007-06-141272 Plain Bob Minimus
2006-06-031250 Spliced Surprise Major (2m)
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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