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East Sutton, Ss Peter & Paul


  • 6 bells hung for full circle ringing
  • Tenor: 8-1-16 in A.
  • Grid Ref: TQ827495
  • Rung from: Ground Floor
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Canterbury
    Archdeaconry (Anglican): Maidstone
  • Kent County Association of Change Ringers District: Maidstone
  • Building Listed Grade: I Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)

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

®  - Hung for full circle ringing

Inscriptions

Earlier bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
DateFounderRetunedFate
5th (of 6)5-2-221719John WaylettNeverRecast 1914
Tenor (of 6)1614UnknownRecast 1723

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 Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2019-03-285040 Surprise Minor
1984-05-125040 Minor (3m)
1964-07-315040 Spliced Minor (16m)
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2019-02-011260 Plain Bob Minor
2018-02-121260 Single Oxford Bob Minor
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
2001-03-021272 London Surprise Minor
1984-02-111260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
1983-05-231260 Plain Bob Doubles
1982-09-251284 London Surprise Minor
1971-03-301260 Plain Bob Minor
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