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

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
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
2009-04-155024 Bristol Surprise Major
2009-04-075056 Ealing Surprise Major
2008-03-185024 Xenocrates Surprise Major
2007-12-175024 Galapagos Surprise Major
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
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