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Stoke at Hoo
 

Stoke at Hoo, Ss Peter & Paul


Photo: Unknown

  • 3 bells hung for swing chiming
  • Tenor: 5-1-22
  • Grid Ref: TQ823751
  • Frame: Timber
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Rochester
  • Building Listed Grade: I Click for Heritage details.

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Weight
(As supplied 1861)
Diameter Note Date FounderRetuned
1 3-3-274-0-728⅛" D♯ 1861 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough1992 Whitechapel
2 4-1-529⅝" C♯ 1641 William Hatch1992 Welded by Soundweld, retuned Whitechapel
3 5-1-2232⁵⁄₁₆" B 1589 Giles Reve, KentNever

Inscriptions

Prior to 1861.

Bell Weight
(most recent)
DiameterDateFounderFate
Treble (of 3)3-2-227"1630John WilnarRecast in 1861.

History

1589 The present tenor was cast by Giles Reve.
1630 The middle bell was cast by John Wilnar.
1641 The present middle bell was cast by William Hatch.
1861 The treble (of 3) was recast by John Taylor & Co.
1950 The 1st edition of "A Bellringer's Guide to the Church Bells of Britain and Ringing Peals of the World" by Ronald Dove quoted Stoke as having a ring of 6 bells. This is because a set had been ordered from Mears & Stainbank at a time when an extra stage wa

Gallery


Treble
Photo: David Cawley, 23 Sept 1969

2nd
Photo: David Cawley, 23 Sept 1969

Tenor
Photo: David Cawley, 23 Sept 1969


Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 5 April 2020