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Hollingbourne, All Saints


Photo: Richard Offen, Apr 2004

  • 8 bells hung for full circle ringing
  • Tenor: 13-1-24
  • Grid Ref: TQ843550
  • Rung from: Upstairs Ringing Room
  • Frame: 1975 Whitechapel Bell Foundry
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Canterbury
  • Kent County Association of Change Ringers District: Maidstone
  • Building Listed Grade: I Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date FounderRetuned
® Treble 4-3-328¼" E 2016 Whitechapel Bell FoundryNever
® 2 5-0-829" D♯ 2016 Whitechapel Bell FoundryNever
® 7 5-3-1131" C♯ 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark1975 Whitechapel
® 6 6-2-2533⅝" B 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark1975 Whitechapel
® 5 7-2-035⅞" A 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark1975 Whitechapel
® 4 8-3-237½" G♯ 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark1975 Whitechapel
® 3 9-3-040⅛" F♯ 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark1975 Whitechapel
® Tenor 13-1-2444⅜" E 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark1975 Whitechapel

® Hung for full circle ringing

Inscriptions

History

1723 New ring of 6 cast by Samuel Knight.
1897 28th Oct. 1st change ringing took place on the bells which was shortly after they were rehung by Gillett & Johnston.
1923 Bells rehung by Alfred Bowell. [1]
1975 Retuned and rehung in a new frame designed for 8 bells by Whitechapel.
2016 2 trebles were added and hung in the empty pits to augment the ring to 8.
[1] To rehanging the six bells £180. Paid cq. 22 Oct 1923. (Bowell records, Oct 1923)

Articles

  • "A small village triumphs over inflation", Author unknown (The Ringing World) 12 December 1975
  • Gallery


    Plaque in the tower.
    Photo: Richard Offen, Apr 2004

    The belfry.
    Photo: Richard Offen
    Recent Peals
    The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
    2016-06-245024 Spliced Surprise Major
    1988-07-105040 Minor (7m)
    Recent Quarter Peals
    The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
    2020-02-021344 Plain Bob Triples
    2019-12-241260 Grandsire Triples
    2019-12-151344 Canterbury Pleasure Bob Triples
    2019-11-031260 Grandsire Triples
    2019-10-061408 Single Canterbury Pleasure Bob Major
    2019-09-281344 Plain Bob Triples
    2019-08-041264 St Clement's College Bob Major
    2019-07-071296 Little Bob Major
    2019-06-021344 Grandsire Major
    2019-04-121280 Cambridge Surprise Major
    2019-03-031264 Plain Bob Major
    2019-02-031264 Plain Bob Major
    2018-12-241260 Grandsire Triples
    2018-12-021260 Grandshire Triples
    2018-11-041260 St Simons Bob Triples
    2018-10-091260 Grandsire Triples
    2018-10-071260 Single Oxford Bob Triples
    2018-07-011280 Plain Bob Major
    2018-04-011280 Plain Bob Major
    2018-03-231280 Cambridge Surprise Major
    2018-03-041260 Grandsire Triples
    2018-02-041260 Plain Bob Triples
    2017-12-031260 Plain Bob Triples
    2017-09-251260 Plain Bob Triples
    2017-04-021260 Grandsire Triples
    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: 26 June 2016