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Stansted
 

Stansted, St Mary


Photo: Richard Offen, 2006

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 5-3-2133" B♭ 1656 William Hatch 1992 Whitechapel
5 4-3-1029" C 1882 John Warner & Sons 1992 Whitechapel
4 3-3-327" D John Walgrave, London 1992 Whitechapel
3 3-1-3 E♭ 1992 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Never
2 3-1-0 F 1992 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Never
Treble 3-0-4 G 1992 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Never

Inscriptions

History

1418 - 1440 Bell cast by John Walgrave (later treble of 3).
1656 Tenor cast by William Hatch.
1882 Middle bell (of 3) recast by John Warner.
1992 Bells retuned and rehung in a new frame with 3 new treble bells (to make 6) by Whitechapel.

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2015-12-215088 Yorkshire Surprise Major
2015-06-145024 Magna Carta Delight Major
2014-10-255040 Minor
2011-03-215024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
2011-03-215024 Double Norwich Court Bob Major
2011-03-135056 New Cambridge Surprise Major
2010-05-165024 Bristol Surprise Major
2009-03-125152 Nettleham Surprise Major
2007-04-215040 Surprise Minor
2004-04-245040 Doubles (11m/10v)
2002-06-015040 Surprise Minor
1987-12-135008 Plain Bob Major
1978-11-185022 Johannesburg Surprise Major
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-03-041320 Doubles (3m)
2016-12-291320 Doubles (3m)
2016-07-041320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2016-06-131280 Dilton Marsh Surprise Major
2016-06-131280 Stansted Mountfitchet Surprise Major
2015-12-121260 St Clement's Bob Minor
2015-12-041260 Grandsire Triples
2015-06-271260 Grandsire Triples
2015-05-271260 May Doubles
2015-04-141296 Bacup Surprise Minor
2014-12-061320 Doubles (3m)
2014-07-261260 Plain Bob Minor
2014-02-141296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2014-02-051272 London Surprise Minor
2013-12-201280 Potassium Surprise Major
2013-07-021260 Plain Bob Doubles
2013-04-091260 Plain Bob Doubles
2012-08-061280 Uxbridge Surprise Major
2012-06-151260 Grandsire Triples
2012-05-211280 Spliced Surprise Major (4 methods)
2011-12-091280 Bristol Surprise Major
2011-12-061288 St Nicholas Bob Triples
2011-11-291272 Surprise Minor (2m)
2011-09-291272 Surprise Minor (2m)
2011-06-221280 Spliced Surprise Major (5 methods)
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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