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Bonnington, St Rumwald

Photo: Dickon Love, 2003

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
1 2½ cwt approx.22½" Unknown


How the bells are tuned


c 1350 Bell cast.
1552 T.R.E. recorded ij bells in the steple. [1]
1799 Hasted makes no mention of bells. [2]
1887 Stahlschmidt just recorded the 14th century bell.
1991 Cupola repaired and bell checked by the KCACR.
[1] Item ij bells in the steple. (Edwardian Inventory)
[2] No mention of bells. ('The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent. Vol 8', Edward Hasted)


Drawing by Ranald Clouston showing the profile of this ancient bell.
Photo: Ranald Clouston (from David Cawley collection).
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 1 April 2016