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Hollingbourne
 

Hollingbourne, All Saints


Photo: Richard Offen, Apr 2004

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Treble 4-3-328¼" E 2016 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Never
2 5-0-829" D♯ 2016 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Never
7 5-3-1131" C♯ 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark 1975 Whitechapel
6 6-2-2533⅝" B 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark 1975 Whitechapel
5 7-2-035⅞" A 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark 1975 Whitechapel
4 8-3-237½" G♯ 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark 1975 Whitechapel
3 9-3-040⅛" F♯ 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark 1975 Whitechapel
Tenor 13-1-2444⅜" E 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark 1975 Whitechapel

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
    Recent Quarter Peals
    The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
    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
    2017-03-221250 Longstanton Delight Major
    2016-12-111280 Plain Bob Major
    2016-10-301260 Grandsire Triples
    2016-10-101260 Grandsire Triples
    2016-08-071260 Grandsire Triples
    2016-06-241280 Grandsire Major
    2016-05-081260 Grandsire Triples
    2016-04-101260 Grandsire Doubles
    2016-02-191272 Norwich Surprise Minor
    2016-02-071260 St Clement's C Bob Minor
    2015-11-291308 Grandsire Minor
    2015-10-041260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
    2015-06-071260 Plain Bob Minor
    2015-04-121308 Grandsire Minor
    2014-11-021320 St Clement's CB Minor
    2014-08-031260 Plain Bob Minor
    2014-05-311260 Single Oxford Bob Minor
    Full list of peals here
    Full list of quarters here

    Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 26 June 2016