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

Articles

  • "All Saints, Woodchurch, Kent", Author unknown (The Ringing World) 16 November 1973
  • 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.
    2017-10-101260 Huntley Place Doubles
    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
    2000-12-161296 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