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Detling
 

Detling, St Martin


Photo: Richard Offen

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
1 3½ cwt approx.27" 1603 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent

Inscriptions

History

1603 Bell cast by Joseph Hatch.
c 1862 2 of the 3 bells were removed (according to Stahlschmidt) to raise funds to repair the church.
1974 Bell rehung by Whitechapel by Harry Parkes, whose language at the access was "picturesque"! [1]
[1] Verbal recollection to Dickon Love. (David Cawley)

Gallery


Photo enhanced to show the bell.
Photo: Frank Lewis 2007


Photo: Frank Lewis 2007


Photo: Frank Lewis 2007


Photo: Frank Lewis 2007

One of the empty pits.
Photo: Frank Lewis 2007

The view up the inside of the spire.
Photo: Frank Lewis 2007


Photo: Frank Lewis 2007


Photo: Frank Lewis 2007


Photo: Frank Lewis 2007


Photo: Frank Lewis 2007
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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