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St Mary Platt
 

St Mary Platt, Piltdown House Campanile


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Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 22lbs 7oz10" E♭ 2000 Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby Never
11 16lbs 4oz8¾" F 2000 Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby Never
10 10lbs 8oz7½" G 2000 Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby Never
9 9lbs 13oz7¼" A♭ 2000 Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby Never
8 8lbs 15oz6⅞" B♭ 2000 Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby Never
7 8lbs 3oz6⅝" C 2000 Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby Never
6 8lbs 9oz6½" D 2000 Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby Never
5 7lbs 3oz6¼" E♭ 2000 Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby Never
4 7lbs 6oz6¼" F 2000 Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby Never
3 8lbs 3oz6⅛" G 2000 Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby Never
2 8lbs 3oz5⅞" A♭ 2000 Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby Never
Treble 7lbs 7oz5¾" B♭ 2000 Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby Never

History

2000 A miniring of 12 bells was cast by Richard Bowditch & Matthew Higby and hung in the garage of Phillip & Elizabeth Barnes. Matthew Higby hung them on 5th/6th December, and the bells were dedicated by F'r David A. Gibbons, Parish Priest of Sacred Heart (RC)

Gallery


Ringing at the opening party, together with pictures of some of the bells in the loft.
Photo: Dickon Love, 6 Dec 2000


Photo: Dickon Love, 6 Dec 2000


Photo: Dickon Love, 6 Dec 2000
Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2012-09-265024 Wye Surprise Major
2010-05-025040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2006-06-245042 Yorkshire Surprise Maximus
2005-01-295040 Stedman Triples
2002-11-035005 Spliced Cinques and Maximus
2002-06-235016 Spliced Maximus
2001-12-295009 Stedman Cinques
2001-12-115040 Yorkshire Surprise Royal
2001-11-275056 Rutland Surprise Major
2001-11-115040 Kent TB Maximus
2001-11-045042 Orion Surprise Maximus
2001-10-235039 Grandsire Caters
2001-09-115056 Bristol Surprise Major
2001-07-245040 Grandsire Triples
2001-06-235040 Bristol Surprise Maximus
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2017-06-221280 Cambridge Surprise Major
2017-06-221260 Grandsire Triples
2012-01-071260 Grandsire Doubles
2010-04-131440 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2010-02-191272 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2007-12-291260 Plain Bob Triples
2005-04-101368 Norwich Surprise Minor
2004-12-051272 Norwich Surprise Minor
2004-11-071320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2001-09-291287 Stedman Caters
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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