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Snodland, All Saints


Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Weight
(Measured 1920 by Bowell)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 8-2-78-3-1639" G 1636 John Wilnar, Borden, Kent 1990 Whitechapel
5 6-2-217-0-035¼" A 1873 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1920 Alfred Bowell, 1990 Whitechapel
4 5-3-46-0-2534" B 1589 Giles Reve, Kent 1920 Alfred Bowell, 1990 Whitechapel
3 5-0-25-0-931½" C 1873 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1920 Alfred Bowell, 1990 Whitechapel
2 4-1-104-2-529" D 1873 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel 1920 Alfred Bowell, 1990 Whitechapel
Treble 4-0-154-1-11 E 1920 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich 1990 Whitechapel

Inscriptions

History

1589 Bell cast by Giles Reve (later 2nd of 4).
1636 Tenor cast by John Wilnar (of 4).
1654 3rd (of 4) cast by Anthony Bartlett.
1796 Treble (of 4) broke and was sold for scrap.
1873 Treble (of 3) recast and treble and bell between 2nd and tenor inserted to make 5, by Mears & Stainbank. Bells hung without wheels for chiming.
1920 Treble added to make 6 and bells rehung for ringing, by Alfred Bowell, who retuned all the bells (it seems apart from the tenor). [1]
1990 Bells quarter-turned, retuned and rehung by Whitechapel..
1991 27th Jan. Bells rededicated.
1996 Ringing room moved from the ground floor to upstairs.
[1] To rehanging the five bells and adding a sixth £250. To chiming apparatus and refixing clock hammers £10.. Extra. To bringing ropes through to the ground floor, with tubes & turned wood ceiling bosses and extra length of rope which was not included in my (Bowell records, 30 Apr 1920)

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2013-12-215040 Surprise Minor (7 Methods)
2004-07-115040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2015-07-041260 Doubles (5m)
2015-04-081260 Plain Bob Minor
2013-04-061260 Plain Bob Minor
2010-04-181296 Minor (2m)
2009-09-131260 Single Oxford Bob Minor
2009-07-261320 Doubles (3m/1v)
2009-04-261320 Doubles (2m)
2009-03-221260 Single Canterbury Pl Bob Minor
2009-02-191272 Plain Bob Minor
2008-09-271320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2007-05-091260 Plain Bob Doubles
2007-02-171320 Norwich Surprise Minor
2006-07-181260 Stedman Doubles
2005-11-261260 Minor (2m)
2004-10-021260 Mvp (6m)
2004-02-171296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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