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Offham
 

Offham, St Michael


  • 3 bells
  • Tenor: 7 cwt approx.
  • Grid Ref: TQ661581
  • Rung from: Don't know / not applicable
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Rochester
  • Building Listed Grade: I Click for Heritage details.

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date FounderRetuned
1 3½ cwt approx25⁵⁄₁₆" 1590 Giles Reve, Kent
2 5½ cwt approx.30¹⁄₁₆" 1674 John Hodson, Whitechapel
3 7 cwt approx.33⅞" 1633 John Wilnar, Borden, Kent

Inscriptions

History

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. Prior to this, they were stored on the floors of the tower unhung.



Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 31 March 2020