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Stourmouth, All Saints


Photo: Richard Offen, 2005

  • 3 bells hung for swing chiming with levers
  • Tenor: 5 cwt approx.
  • Grid Ref: TR256629
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Canterbury
    Archdeaconry (Anglican): Canterbury
  • Building Listed Grade: I Click for Heritage details.

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date FounderRetuned
1 3¼ cwt approx.25½" 1638 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, KentNever
2 3¾ cwt approx.27" 1605 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, KentNever
3 5 cwt approx.30½" C 1615 William Carter, WhitechapelNever

Inscriptions

History

1615 Present tenor cast by William Carter.
1638 Present treble and middle bell cast by Joseph Hatch.
1760 Record of 3 bells in the tower. [1]
1924 Bells rehung for swing chiming by Mears & Stainbank.
1978 21st Mar Church declared redundant.
1980 21st Apr Declaration of Redundance Scheme. Church vested in the Churches Conservation Trust. The bells were retained in fair order for use at the church.
[1] This Church consists of The Chancell, Body, and 2 side Isles. The Steeple is at the West End of The Body in which hang 3 Bells; 2 of them made by Joseph Hatch 1605, 1638. The other by William Carter 1613. (Rev’d Bryan Faussett, 1760)



Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 5 April 2020