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East Langdon
 

East Langdon, St Augustine


Photo: Richard Offen, 2005

Details of the Bells

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

Inscriptions

How the bells are tuned

Earlier bell

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
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 Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2011-08-101272 Plain Bob Minimus
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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