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Edenbridge
 

Edenbridge, Ss Peter & Paul


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Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 14-0-741⅞" G♭ 1911 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
7 9-0-336¹⁵⁄₁₆" A♭ 1911 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
6 6-3-333½" B♭ 1911 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
5 5-2-2531⁷⁄₁₆" C♭ 1911 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
4 4-2-1429" D♭ 1911 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
3 3-3-1727⅛" E♭ 1911 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
2 3-2-1925⁹⁄₁₆" F 1911 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never
Treble 3-3-325¼" G♭ 1911 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon Never

Inscriptions

How the bells are tuned

Earlier ring of Eight

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
Treble1896Samuel B. GoslinNeverRecast 1911
2nd1896Samuel B. GoslinNeverRecast 1911
3rd5-2-030"1807Thomas Mears INeverRecast 1911
4th6-1-2431½"1807Thomas Mears INeverRecast 1911
5th7-0-2133¾"1807Thomas Mears INeverRecast 1911
6th8-1-635"1807Thomas Mears INeverRecast 1911
7th9-2-1538½"1807Thomas Mears INeverRecast 1911
Tenor1813Thomas Mears INeverRecast 1911

Prior to 1813

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
Tenor12-1-942"1807Thomas Mears INeverRecast 1813

History

1807 Existing bells recast into a ring of 6 by Thomas Mears.
1813 Tenor recast by Thomas Mears.
1896 May 2 trebles added by Samuel Goslin to make 8 in May. They were dedicated on 8th July.
1911 All 8 bells recast and rehung in a new frame by Gillett & Johnston. The tuning took place in April.
1969 Bells rehung by Whitechapel.

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2016-09-165120 Spliced Surprise Major
2014-08-255120 Plain Bob Major
2012-06-095056 Ashbourne Delight Major
2009-02-145040 Plain Bob Triples
2006-11-185120 Tring Surprise Major
2005-05-085056 Cambridge Surprise Major
1989-07-155024 Lyme Surprise Major
1981-04-045120 Surprise Major (4m)
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-05-281260 Grandsire Triples
2017-05-151280 Spliced Surprise Major (3m)
2017-05-141260 Grandsire Doubles
2017-04-301260 Doubles (2m)
2017-04-211280 Rutland Surprise Major
2017-03-061250 Lincolnshire Surprise Major
2017-02-081260 Plain Bob Triples
2016-11-271260 Plain Bob Doubles
2016-11-271260 Plain Bob Doubles
2016-10-231260 Plain Bob Doubles
2016-09-021260 Plain Bob Triples
2016-06-131344 Allendale Delight Major
2016-06-111260 Plain Bob Triples
2016-06-111260 Plain Bob Triples
2016-05-081260 Plain Bob Triples
2016-05-081260 Plain Bob Triples
2016-04-141260 Single Oxford Bob Triples
2016-01-101260 Plain Bob Triples
2015-12-121250 Yorkshire Surprise Major
2015-07-061250 Cambridge Surprise Major
2015-03-011260 Grandsire Doubles
2015-01-311280 Cambridge Surprise Major
2015-01-071280 Yorkshire Surprise Major
2014-12-311260 Grandsire Triples
2014-08-301320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

Elsewhere in the Parish

Edenbridge, Fircroft Way (The Royal Jubilee Bells)
Formerly ring of 8 bells, tenor 9-1-25 hung in this temporary location.

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