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Cuxton, St Michael & All Angels


  • 6 bells hung for full circle ringing
  • Tenor: 7-1-21 in A.
  • Grid Ref: TQ709664
  • Rung from: Ground Floor
  • Frame: 1866 Mears & Stainbank. Extended and strengthened in 1964
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Rochester
  • Kent County Association of Change Ringers District: Rochester
  • Building Listed Grade: I Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)

(As received in 1964)

(As invoiced in 1866)
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
® Treble 3-2-823" F♯ 1964 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Flat Never
® 2 3-3-124-0-04-1-524¾" E 1866 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Removed 1964 Mears & Stainbank
® 3 4-1-254-2-64-3-2628⅝" D 1866 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Removed 1964 Mears & Stainbank
® 4 5-1-35-1-255-2-2230¾" C♯ 1866 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Removed 1964 Mears & Stainbank
® 5 6-0-156-1-46-2-1432⅞" B 1866 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Removed 1964 Mears & Stainbank
® Tenor 7-1-217-2-268-0-835½" A 1866 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Removed 1964 Mears & Stainbank

®  - Hung for full circle ringing

Inscriptions

Prior to 1866.

Bell DateFounderRetunedFate
Treble1395-1420William WodewardeNever
Tenor1589Giles ReveNever

History

1395 -1420 Bell cast by William Wodeward.
1589 Bell cast by Giles Reve.
1866 The cracked Reve and Wodeward bells were recast into a ring of 5 by Mears & Stainbank.
1887 Record of 3 bells in the tower, although 2 were cracked and the other disappeared some years earlier.
1964 Treble added and frame extended by Mears & Stainbank.

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-08-225040 Minor (5m)
2013-01-265040 Surprise Minor (7m)
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2018-12-151260 Plain Bob Minor
2018-09-161260 Plain Bob Doubles
2018-06-021260 Childwall Bob Minor
2018-03-051260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
2017-12-311260 Plain Bob Minor
2017-11-041269 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2017-09-101260 Plain Bob Doubles
2017-01-211440 Plain Bob Minor
2016-12-301260 Plain Bob Minor
2016-06-251320 Kent Treble Bob Minor
2015-12-291260 Birthday Doubles
2015-11-071260 Plain Bob Doubles
2015-09-091260 Plain Bob Doubles
2015-08-301260 Plain Bob Doubles
2015-07-151260 Mixed Doubles
2015-05-091260 Plain Bob Doubles
2015-02-191320 Norwich Surprise Minor
2015-01-251260 Plain Bob Doubles
2014-07-091440 Grandsire Doubles
2014-02-011280 Plain Bob Doubles
2013-08-191320 Bourne Surprise Minor
2012-06-031260 Plain Bob Doubles
2010-11-251260 Doubles (2 Methods)
1997-12-211260 Doubles (2m)
1997-12-141260 Plain Bob Minor
Full list of peals on Bellboard here
Full list of quarters on Bellboard here


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