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Hadlow, St Mary


Photo: Dickon Love

  • 8 bells hung for full circle ringing
  • Tenor: 12-3-0
  • Grid Ref: TQ634497
  • Rung from: Upstairs Ringing Room
  • Frame: 1994 Whitechapel Bell Foundry
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Rochester
  • Kent County Association of Change Ringers District: Tonbridge
  • Building Listed Grade: II* Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date FounderRetuned
® Treble 4-3-426½" A♭ 1994 Whitechapel Bell FoundryNever
® 2 5-0-027⅜" G 1994 Whitechapel Bell FoundryNever
® 3 5-0-1528½" F 1696 James Bartlett, WhitechapelNever
® 4 5-2-2529¾" E♭ 1695 James Bartlett, WhitechapelNever
® 5 6-2-1032" D♭ 1695 James Bartlett, WhitechapelNever
® 6 7-1-933¾" C 1695 James Bartlett, WhitechapelNever
® 7 9-1-2537¼" B♭ 1695 James Bartlett, WhitechapelNever
® Tenor 12-3-041¾" A♭ 1695 James Bartlett, WhitechapelNever

® Hung for full circle ringing

Inscriptions

Earlier bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
DiameterDateFounderFate
Treble4-3-1126¼"1775Pack & ChapmanRecast in 1994
2nd4-1-027"1775Pack & ChapmanRecast in 1994

History

1695 5 bells were cast by James Bartlett.
1696 Treble added by James Bartlett to make 6.
1775 2 trebles added by Pack & Chapman to make 8.
1905 Bells rehung by Mears & Stainbank.
1994 3rd welded by Soundweld, the 2 trebles were recast and all the bells were rehung with canon retaining headstocks by Whitehchapel.

Articles

  • "Hadlow - no more rude comments", Romney, Peter F (The Ringing World) 3 June 1994
  • Recent Peals
    The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
    2018-12-295024 Yorkshire Surprise Major
    2018-04-215056 Cambridge Surprise Major
    2017-02-175152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
    2016-04-215024 Cambridge Surprise Major
    2015-12-295088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
    2014-12-295040 Plain Bob Triples
    2013-05-115184 Oxney Surprise Major
    2013-03-025056 Cambridge Surprise Major
    2009-01-315072 Plain Bob Major
    2008-01-195088 Spliced Surprise Major
    2006-07-225152 Plain Bob Major
    2001-03-315088 London Surprise Major
    1993-11-285056 Cambridge Surprise Major
    1979-09-295152 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
    1892-07-245024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
    1891-06-215056 Kent Treble Bob Major
    Recent Quarter Peals
    The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
    2020-02-021260 Grandsire Triples
    2020-01-051260 Grandsire Triples
    2019-12-011260 Stedman Triples
    2019-11-231288 Plain Bob Triples
    2019-11-031344 Stedman Triples
    2019-10-241280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
    2019-10-211260 Plain Bob Triples
    2019-08-041360 Plain Bob Major
    2019-07-071260 Grandsire Doubles
    2019-06-021260 Grandsire Doubles
    2019-05-201280 Cornwall Surprise Major
    2019-05-051280 Plain Bob Major
    2019-04-071260 Plain Bob Triples
    2019-04-051344 Spliced Surprise Major
    2019-03-031250 Cambridge Surprise Major
    2019-02-221288 Plain Bob Triples
    2019-02-101260 Plain Bob Minor
    2019-02-031260 Plain Bob Doubles
    2019-01-061328 Plain Bob Major
    2018-12-261260 Plain Bob Doubles
    2018-12-021288 Middlesex Bob Triples
    2018-11-171280 Superlative Surprise Major
    2018-11-041274 Plain Bob Triples
    2018-10-281344 Plain Bob Major
    2018-10-071440 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
    Full list of peals on Bellboard here
    Full list of quarters on Bellboard here


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