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East Sutton
 

East Sutton, Ss Peter & Paul


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Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Weight
(As supplied in 1914)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 8-1-1637" A 1723 Samuel Knight, Southwark Never
5 5-2-246-0-2231" B 1914 Alfred Bowell, Ipswich Never
4 4-3-830½" C♯ 1719 John Waylett, Cripplegate Never
3 3-3-829" D 1719 John Waylett, Cripplegate Never
2 3-3-028½" E 1719 John Waylett, Cripplegate Never
Treble 3-2-1527" F♯ 1720 John Waylett, Cripplegate Never

Inscriptions

Earlier bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
5th (of 6)5-2-221719John WaylettNeverRecast 1914

History

1614 Tenor cast.
1719 5 bells added to the existing bell to make 6 by John Waylett.
1720 Date on treble bell.
1723 Tenor recast by Samuel Knight.
1914 5th recast and bells rehung by Alfred Bowell with steel headstocks. [1]
1983 Bells rehung by Whitechapel with partly new fittings in a strengthened frame.
[1] To recasting the fifth bell and rehanging the six bells. £100. Extra metal used in the recast bell £3. Total £103. Paid by cheque same time. Diameters 25", 26¾", 27¼", 30", 32", 35¾" in G sharp. (Bowell records, 1914 18 Dec)

Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-07-031272 Old Oxford Delight Minor
2017-05-051296 Wilmington Surprise Minor
2016-10-241260 Grandsire Doubles
2016-08-151260 Minor (2m)
2016-08-131260 Doubles (2m)
2013-04-061260 Single Oxford Bob Minor
2012-10-251320 Oxford Treble Bob Minor
2011-12-031320 Ipswich Surprise Minor
2005-08-081320 Norwich Surprise Minor
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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