Bridge, St Peter

  • 3 bells hung for full circle ringing but unringable
  • Tenor: 10 cwt approx. in G.
  • Grid Ref: TR183541
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Canterbury
    Archdeaconry (Anglican): Canterbury
  • Building Listed Grade: II* Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
® Tenor 10 cwt approx.38⅝" G 1325 William le Belyetere, Canterbury Conventional Never

®  - Hung for full circle ringing



c 1325 Tenor cast by William de Belyetere.
c 1450 Two treble bells cast.
1757 Record of 3 bells. [1]
1887 Stahlscmidt records 3 bells.
[1] "This Church, wch. is small, consists of ye Chancell, Body, and 2 Side Isles. The Steeple, which has a low Spire, is at ye West End of ye South Isle; in it hang 3 Bells. The First and Second have no Inscriptions. The Third is thus inscribed. Ave Maria Gracia Plena, Dns. Tecum." (Rev’d Bryan Faussett, 1757)

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