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Sevenoaks, St John the Baptist


  • Single bell
  • Tenor: 1-3-8
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  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Rochester


Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date FounderRetuned
1 20" 1977 Whitechapel Bell Foundry

Prior to 1977

Bell DiameterDateFounderRetunedFate
Single Bell16¼"1857John Warner & SonsNeverScrapping weight. Scrapped 1977.
Small Bell13 3/4"UnknownScrapped 1977 in part exchange for a new bell.

History

1857 Bell cast by John Warner & Sons. It was noted by Raven when he was Headmaster at Sevenoaks School at the time.
1858 Church built.
1878 Parish created from that of St Nicholas, Sevenoaks.
1977 The Warner bell was scrapped together with another very small bell in part exchange for a new bell by Whitechapel.



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