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East Malling
 

East Malling, St James the Great


Photo:

  • 6 bells hung for full circle ringing
  • Tenor: 10-3-7 in G.
  • Grid Ref: TQ702570
  • Rung from: Upstairs Ringing Room
  • Frame: 1966 Whitechapel Bell Foundry, made for 8 bells
  • Diocese: Rochester
  • Building Listed Grade: I. Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 10-3-740" G 1695 James Bartlett, Whitechapel 1966 Whitechapel
5 8-1-1136" A 1695 James Bartlett, Whitechapel 1966 Whitechapel
4 6-0-2432½" B 1695 James Bartlett, Whitechapel 1966 Whitechapel
3 5-2-531" C 1695 James Bartlett, Whitechapel 1966 Whitechapel
2 5-0-229½" D 1695 James Bartlett, Whitechapel 1966 Whitechapel
Treble 5-0-1929" E 1831 Thomas Mears II 1966 Whitechapel

Inscriptions

History

1695 5 bells cast by James Bartlett.
1831 Treble added by Thomas Mears to make 6, and the old Sanctus bell which used to hang at the top of the tower was removed.
1966 Bells tuned and rehung in a new frame for 8 by Whitechapel.

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-01-145040 Minor (4m)
2016-10-135040 Surprise Minor
2012-06-165040 Surprise Minor
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-09-021260 Grandsire Doubles
2016-12-291320 Plain Bob Doubles
2016-10-271260 Single Oxford Bob Minor
2015-10-111320 Plain Bob Doubles
2015-10-041320 Plain Bob Doubles
2015-08-281320 London Surprise Minor
2015-04-301260 St Clements C Bob Minor
2014-10-201260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
2014-05-191260 Plain Bob Doubles
2011-02-051320 Doubles (2m)
2010-05-031320 Bourne Surprise Minor
2009-11-281320 Netherseale Surprise Minor
2007-07-071260 Single Canterbury Pl Bob Minor
2007-02-171296 Grandsire Minor
2005-04-041260 Multi Doubles (7m/1v)
2004-12-281260 St. Clements Bob Minor
2004-12-281260 Doubles (1P/2M)
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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