Stoke at Hoo

Stoke at Hoo, Ss Peter & Paul

Photo: Unknown

  • 3 bells hung for swing chiming
  • Tenor: 5-1-22 in B.
  • 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)

(As supplied 1861)
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
҂ 1 3-3-274-0-728⅛" D♯ 1861 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough 1992 Whitechapel
҂ 2 4-1-529⅝" C♯ 1641 William Hatch 1992 Welded by Soundweld, retuned Whitechapel
҂ 3 5-1-2232⁵⁄₁₆" B 1589 Giles Reve, Kent Never

҂  - Hung for swing chiming


Prior to 1861.

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


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


Photo: David Cawley, 23 Sept 1969

Photo: David Cawley, 23 Sept 1969

Photo: David Cawley, 23 Sept 1969

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