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Wychling
 

Wychling, St Margaret


Photo: Richard Offen, 2005

  • 2 bells hung for swing chiming with levers
  • Tenor: 4 cwt approx.
  • Grid Ref: TQ915557
  • Rung from: Ground Floor
  • Frame: Formerly ring of 3, 4 cwt approx. 1 bells sold.
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Canterbury
    Archdeaconry (Anglican): Maidstone
  • Building Listed Grade: II Click for Heritage details.

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date FounderRetuned
1 3¼ cwt approx.25" 1430 John Walgrave, LondonNever
2 4 cwt approx.27½" 1700 James Bartlett, WhitechapelNever

Inscriptions

Former treble

Bell Weight
(most recent)
DateFounderFate
Treble (of 3)2¾ cwt approx.1639John Palmar ISold at some point prior to 1865.

History

c 1430 The present treble of the two was cast.
1639 The former treble of the three was cast.
1700 The present tenor was cast.
1865 The present tower was built and the bells hung for swing chiming. Before 1865, the treble was sold.



Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 11 May 2020