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 (Felstead Database)

  • 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

    Inscriptions on the Bells

    History

    c1325 Tenor cast by William de Belyetere.
    c1450 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)

    Page updated: 1 April 2016