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Canterbury
 

Canterbury, St Gregory the Great


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  • Formerly 3 bells hung for swing chiming in open gable
  • Grid Ref: TR155582
  • Frame: Open gable.
  • Diocese: Canterbury
  • Building Listed Grade: II. Click for Heritage details.

Prior to 1985

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
Treble1-0-917"1963Mears & StainbankNeverTransferred to Wormshill.
2nd1-1-2719"1963Mears & StainbankNeverTransferred to Wormshill.
Tenor2-0-221"1963Mears & StainbankNeverTransferred to Wormshill.

Prior to 1963

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
Treble1-0-1617"1851Charles & George MearsNeverRecast in 1963.
2nd1-1-2318½"1851Charles & George MearsNeverRecast in 1963.
Tenor2-0-420⅝"1851Charles & George MearsNeverRecast in 1963.

History

1851 3 bells cast by Charles & George Mears and hung in the open gable end of the church.
1963 Bells recast by Mears & Stainbank.
1976 27th Oct Church declared redundant.
1980 11th Nov Declaration of redundancy scheme.
1984 Bells removed from the tower and stored at Richard Offen's house for the KCACR.
1988 The bells were hung as bells 1-3 of 6 at St Giles, Wormshill.

Gallery


The church with the bells hanging in the open gable end.
Photo: David Cawley, 4 Mar 1969

Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 22 May 2016