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Hougham, St Lawrence

Photo: Nick Smith, 2008

  • 3 bells hung for swing chiming with levers
  • Tenor: 5½ cwt approx in C.
  • Grid Ref: TR278400
  • Rung from: Don't know / not applicable
  • Diocese: Canterbury
  • Building Listed Grade: I. Click for Heritage details.

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
1 4¼ cwt approx.27¼" 1634 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent Never
2 4¾ cwt approx.28½" 1724 Samuel Knight, Southwark Never
3 5½ cwt approx31½" C 15th Cent Unknown Never



c 1450 Present tenor cast during the 15th Century.
1634 Present treble cast by Joseph Hatch.
1724 Present middle bell cast by Samuel Knight.
1759 Record of 3 bells in the tower. [1]
[1] "3 Bells. I cd. not get to them to read their Inscriptions, if they have any." (Rev’d Bryan Faussett, 1759)

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