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Woodchurch
 

Woodchurch, All Saints


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Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 15-3-2644⅝" F 1755 Lester & Pack, Whitechapel
5 12 cwt approx.41¼" G 1623 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent
4 10 cwt approx.37¾" A 1608 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent
3 8 cwt approx.34¾" B♭ 1608 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent
2 6¾ cwt approx.33" C 1608 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent
Treble 6-0-1131" D 1905 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel

Inscriptions

Earlier bell

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
Treble (of 6)6-0-1431"1755Lester & PackNeverRecast 1905

History

1608 Present 2nd, 3rd and 4th cast.
1623 Present 5th cast.
1755 Treble and tenor cast by Lester & Pack.
1905 Treble recast by Mears & Stainbank, who also rehung the bells.
1992 A new upstairs ringing room floor was installed and bells rehung by Whitechapel with new frictional parts.

Gallery


The belfry.
Photo: Christopher J Cooper, 2001

The tenor.
Photo: Christopher J Cooper, 2001
Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2012-04-075040 Minor (4m)
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-02-091272 London Surprise Minor
2015-05-291320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2014-04-141260 Plain Bob Minor
2012-06-071260 Doubles (2 methods)
2012-02-171272 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
2011-12-081320 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place Doubles
2008-11-121320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
1984-08-251260 Plain Bob Minor
1977-11-051260 Doubles (6m)
1977-04-231260 Plain Bob Doubles
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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