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Patrixbourne, St Mary

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
1 4 cwt approx.26½" 1664 Thomas Palmar I Never
2 4½ cwt approx.29" 1325 William le Belyetere, Canterbury Never
3 4-2-2530" 1664 Thomas Palmar I Never



c 1325 Middle bell cast by William le Belyetere (who may have cast all three originally).
1664 Treble and Tenor recast by Thomas Palmar. The parish registers contain a note of this and mentions the weights 329 and 333 Q respectively (whatever this means).
1757 Record of 3 bells in the tower. [1]
[1] The Steeple, in which hang 3 Small Bells, is on ye South Side also, between the Side Isle and Vestry; and is cover’d with an handsome shingled Spire. (Rev’d Bryan Faussett, 1757)

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