Boughton Malherbe

Boughton Malherbe, St Nicholas

  • 3 bells, some of which are unhung
  • Tenor: 9 cwt approx. in G♯.
  • Grid Ref: TQ882496
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Canterbury
    Archdeaconry (Anglican): Maidstone
  • Building Listed Grade: II* Click for Heritage details.

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
҈ 1 4½ cwt approx.29¼" 1624 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent Never
҈ 2 7¾ cwt approx34½" 1624 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent Never
3 9 cwt approx37½" 1624 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent Never

 - Hung dead
҈    - Unhung



1624 3 bells (at least) cast by Joseph Hatch.
1887 Stahlschmidt records 3, formerly 4 bells.
c 1960 The fittings and frame were dismantled and cleared out. The two trebles were placed on the first floor and the tenor rehung "dead" with a lever clapper by Mears & Stainbank.

Elsewhere in the Parish

Boughton Malherbe, Bell House

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