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East Langdon
 

East Langdon, St Augustine


Photo: Richard Offen, 2005

  • 4 bells hung for full circle ringing
  • Tenor: 6-1-14 in C.
  • Grid Ref: TR333459
  • Rung from: Ground Floor
  • Frame: 1911 Alfred Bowell, made of steel
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Canterbury
    Archdeaconry (Anglican): Ashford
  • Kent County Association of Change Ringers District: Canterbury
  • Building Listed Grade: II* Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
® Treble 3-1-1426" F 1627 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent Removed Never
® 2 4-0-727¼" E 1627 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent Removed Never
® 3 4-3-029½" D 1911 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Flat Never
® Tenor 6-1-1432" C 1749 Robert Catlin, Holborn Removed Never

®  - Hung for full circle ringing

Inscriptions

How the bells are tuned

Earlier bell

Bell DiameterDateFounderRetunedFate
3rd (of 4)30"1627Joseph HatchNeverRecast 1911

History

1627 4 bells cast by Joseph Hatch.
1749 Tenor recast by Robert Catlin.
1759 Record of 4 bells in the tower. [1]
1795 Record of 4 bells in the tower. [2]
1911 Bells rehung in a new steel frame with steel headstocks by Alfred Bowell, who recast the 3rd.
[1] "This Church consists only of the Chancell and Body ... in a wooden Spire, at ye West End, hang 4 Bells ... ye 3 first, made by Joseph Hatch 1627 and the 4th by Robert Catling 1749." (Rev’d Bryan Faussett, 1759)
[2] It is a pretty village, seated in a bottom of near twenty houses with a Church at the South end of it, consisting of two ailes and a chancel, with a small spire at the West end, containing four bells, all inscribed: Joceph Hatch made me. (O.E.). (Zechariah Cozens, 1795)

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
1996-01-065040 Erin Minimus
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2018-10-101272 Plain Bob Minimus
2018-09-211260 Original Singles
2011-08-101272 Plain Bob Minimus
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