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Deptford, St Paul


  • 3 bells hung for full circle ringing but swing chimed
  • Tenor: 8½ cwt approx. in A.
  • Grid Ref: TQ372774
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Southwark


Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
® 1 4½ cwt approx.27½" E 1823 Thomas Mears II Never
® 2 6-3-434" C 1908 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Never
® 3 11½ cwt approx.44½" A 1772 Pack & Chapman, Whitechapel Never

®  - Hung for full circle ringing

Inscriptions

Earlier bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
DiameterNoteDateFounderRetunedFate
2nd6-3-433½"1825Thomas Mears IINeverRecast 1908
Hemispherical3-2-630"E1888Mears & StainbankNeverTo Mrs Le Grix White 24/4/1889. Fate unknown.

History

1712 -30 Church built by Thomas Archer, architect.
1730 Parish created from that of St Nicholas, Deptford.
1772 Present tenor cast.
1823 Present treble cast.
1825 Middle bell cast by Thomas Mears II.
1908 Middle bell recast by Mears & Stainbank.



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