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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 swing chiming

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)

Elsewhere in the Parish

Teston, Barham Court
Single clock bell


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