Offham, St Michael

  • 3 bells hung dead
  • Tenor: 6-1-15 in G.
  • Grid Ref: TQ661581
  • Formerly hung for ringing.
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Rochester
  • Building Listed Grade: I Click for Heritage details.

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)*

(WBF as received 1997)
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
1 2-2-2225⁵⁄₁₆" B♭ 1590 Giles Reve, Kent Conventional Never
2 4-2-145-0-430¹⁄₁₆" A 1674 John Hodson, Whitechapel Conventional 1998 Whitechapel
3 6-1-156-2-1733⅞" G 1633 John Wilnar, Borden, Kent Removed 1998 Whitechapel

* Source of weight figures: Whitechapel Bell Foundry records
 - Hung dead



1590 Current treble cast by Giles Reve.
1633 Current tenor cast by John Wilnar.
1674 Current middle bell cast by John Hodson.
1998 The bells were rehung dead as a chime by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry. The canons were removed from the tenor and the back two bells were retuned. Prior to this, they were stored on the floors of the tower unhung.

Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 5 August 2022