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East Farleigh
 

East Farleigh, The Parish Church


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  • 8 bells hung for full circle ringing
  • Tenor: 7¾ cwt approx in A.
  • Grid Ref: TQ734533
  • Rung from: Ground Floor
  • Frame: 1928 Samuel Snelling, strengthened and adapted in 1978 by Stuart Taylor
  • Diocese: Rochester
  • Building Listed Grade: II*. Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Treble 2-3-26 A 1979 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Never
2 3-0-14 G♯ 1979 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Never
3 3-3-1625⅝" F♯ 1891 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Never
4 4-0-1626⅞" E 1891 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Never
5 4-3-1328⅞" D 1891 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Never
6 5¼ cwt approx30" C♯ 1674 John Hodson, Whitechapel Never
7 6 cwt approx.32" B 1610 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent Never
Tenor 7-3-035" A 1928 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never

Inscriptions

History

1610 Present 7th cast.
1615 Tenor cast by Joseph Hatch.
1674 Present 6th cast.
1891 Rehung and 3 trebles added to make 6 by Mears & Stainbank.
1928 Rehung in a new frame by S. Snelling. tenor recast by Alfred Bowell. [1]
1954 Work done on the tower, and bells rehung.
1979 2 trebles added by Whitechapel to make 8. Frame strengthened and adapted for 8 by Stuart Taylor.
[1] To recasting the tenor bell, rehanging same and overhauling chiming apparatus £53-10-0. Paid cq. 20 April 1929. (Bowell records, 1928 22 Dec:)

Articles

  • "The Parish Church of East Farleigh with Coxheath, Kent"", Author unknoiwn (The Ringing World) 26 January 1979
  • Recent Peals
    The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
    2018-05-225060 Superlative Surprise Major
    2017-12-195024 Spliced Surprise Major
    2017-11-215056 Dereham Surprise Major
    2017-10-245024 Portsmouth Delight Major
    2017-08-225088 Jersey Surprise Major
    2017-07-185056 Wembley Surprise Major
    2017-05-165152 Glasgow Surprise Major
    2017-01-175056 Cornwall Surprise Major
    2016-07-195024 Lessness Surprise Major
    2016-03-235152 Kirkby-In-Ashfield Surprise Major
    2015-12-015088 Romsey Delight Major
    2015-09-225024 Lessness Surprise Major
    2015-07-205024 Spliced Surprise Major (7 Methods)
    2015-06-235024 Spliced Surprise Major
    2015-02-095056 Superlative Surprise Major
    2015-01-125024 Spliced Surprise Major
    2014-11-245056 Spliced Surprise Major
    2014-10-285024 Spliced Surprise Major
    2014-07-295088 Cassiobury Surprise Major
    2014-05-235088 Lessness Surprise Major
    2014-04-145024 Bristol Surprise Major
    2014-02-035088 Lessness Surprise Major
    2013-11-055056 Cornwall Surprise Major
    2010-03-305053 Glasgow Surprise Major
    2010-01-165056 Farleigh Green Surprise Major
    Recent Quarter Peals
    The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
    2018-05-111280 Cambridge Surprise Major
    2018-01-221280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
    2016-12-121280 Superlative Surprise Major
    2016-09-101260 Grandsire Triples
    2015-09-121282 Cambridge Surprise Major
    2015-07-271280 Aldenham Surprise Major
    2014-11-061260 Grandsire Triples
    2014-04-041260 Grandsire Triples
    2009-07-131312 Spliced Surprise Major (7 Methods)
    2008-06-091280 Biddenden Surprise Major
    2005-04-221320 Minor (2 methods)
    Full list of peals here
    Full list of quarters here

    Elsewhere in the Parish

    East Farleigh, School
    Single bell hung for swing chiming

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