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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.
  • Peals rung at the tower

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
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

Elsewhere in the Parish

Maidstone, Fremlins Brewery
Maidstone, Museum
Single bell on display
Maidstone, Town Hall
Single clock bell and bell on display

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