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Teston, Ss Peter & Paul


Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date FounderRetuned
1 3½ cwt approx.25½" 1832 Thomas Mears IINever
2 5 cwt approx.29" 1832 Thomas Mears IINever
3 6 cwt approx.33" B 1875 John Warner & SonsNever

® Hung for full circle ringing

Inscriptions

History

1552 Record of 3 bells in the tower. [1]
1798 Hasted makes no mention of bells. [2]
1875 Tenor recast by John Warner & Sons.
1887 Stahlschmidt notes the 3 bells in the tower.
1970 Christopher Dalton noted the 3 bells, all in their original fittings.
[1] Imprimis in the steple three belles. (Edwardian Inventory, 1552)
[2] ('The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent', Edward Hasted)



Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 10 May 2020