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Detling, St Martin

Photo: Richard Offen

  • Single bell for swing chiming with lever
  • Tenor: 3½ cwt approx. in .
  • Grid Ref: TQ792581
  • Frame: Timber frame for 3 bells.
  • Diocese: Canterbury
  • Building Listed Grade: I. Click for Heritage details.

Details of the Bells

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



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)

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