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Charing, Ss Peter & Paul


  • 6 bells hung for full circle ringing
  • Tenor: 12-2-10 in G.
  • Grid Ref: TQ954494
  • Complete ring cast at the same time
  • Rung from: Upstairs Ringing Room
  • Frame: 1878 John Taylor & Co., made of timber
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Canterbury
    Archdeaconry (Anglican): Ashford
  • Kent County Association of Change Ringers District: Ashford
  • Building Listed Grade: I Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)

(As dispatched 1878)
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
® Treble 5-0-225-2-028⁵⁄₁₆" E 1878 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Removed 1993 John Taylor & Co
® 2 5-3-146-1-1230⅝" D 1878 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Removed 1993 John Taylor & Co
® 3 6-3-27-1-432⁹⁄₁₆" C 1878 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Removed 1993 John Taylor & Co
® 4 7-1-07-3-233¹¹⁄₁₆" B 1878 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Removed 1993 John Taylor & Co
® 5 9-3-810-1-036¾" A 1878 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Flat 1993 John Taylor & Co
® Tenor 12-2-1013-0-1541⁵⁄₁₆" G 1878 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Flat 1993 John Taylor & Co

®  - Hung for full circle ringing

Inscriptions

Prior to 1878.

Bell Weight
(most recent)
DateFounderRetunedFate
Single Bell5-2-01608Joseph HatchNeverBroken up 14th Jan 1879. Metal used in Folkestone tenor.

History

1552 Record of 4 bells in the tower.
1590 4th Aug. Church and bells destroyed by fire.
1608 Joseph Hatch cast a single bell to replace those destroyed.
1878 Ring of six cast and installed by John Taylor.
1926 Bells rehung by Alfred Bowell. [2]
1980 Clappers rebushed; new pulleys fitted by the K.C.A.
1993 Bells retuned, their canons removed, and rehung by John Taylor.
[2] To rehanging the six bells £95. Paid. Cq. 1 Oct 1926. (Bowell records, Sept 1916)

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
1978-05-135040 Minor
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2020-02-171272 Norwich Surprise Minor
2019-08-031320 Doubles (5m)
2018-11-031260 Doubles (4m)
2018-08-131320 Caithness Surprise Minor
2018-05-231260 Plain Bob Minor
2013-07-271296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2012-06-051260 Reverse Canterbury Pleasure Place Doubles
2009-06-191290 Grandsire Doubles
2006-11-041320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2006-08-141320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2004-10-231260 Plain Bob Doubles
2000-12-171260 Mixed Doubles (3m)
1999-04-181260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1993-05-211272 Spliced Minor (4m)
1978-08-281320 Primrose Surprise Minor
Full list of peals on Bellboard here
Full list of quarters on Bellboard here

Elsewhere in the Parish

Charing, School
Single bell


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