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Maidstone
 

Maidstone, St Faith


Photo: Dickon Love, Jan 2007

  • Single bell hung for full circle ringing but unringable
  • Tenor: 5 cwt approx. in .
  • Grid Ref: TQ758560
  • Rung from: Upstairs Ringing Room
  • Frame: 1872 John Warner & Sons
  • Diocese: Canterbury
  • Building Listed Grade: . Click for Heritage details.

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Single Bell 5 cwt approx.29" 1872 John Warner & Sons Never

Inscriptions

History

1872 Church built on the site of chapel lent to the Dutch religious refugees in the 16th century. A bell was cast and hung for ringing by John Warner & Sons.
1887 Stahlschmidt supposes one modern bell.

Gallery


The single bell, hung for ringing.
Photo: Graham Heath, 18 Jan 2007


Photo: Graham Heath, 18 Jan 2007


Photo: Graham Heath, 18 Jan 2007


Photo: Graham Heath, 18 Jan 2007


Photo: Graham Heath, 18 Jan 2007

The lofty ringing room is 13½ feet square.
Photo: Graham Heath, 18 Jan 2007


Photo: Graham Heath, 18 Jan 2007


Photo: Graham Heath, 18 Jan 2007


Photo: Graham Heath, 18 Jan 2007

Door to the tower.
Photo: Graham Heath, 18 Jan 2007

The clock mechanism.
Photo: Graham Heath, 18 Jan 2007

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