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Murston
 

Murston, All Saints (Old Church)


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  • Formerly 2 bells
  • Grid Ref: TQ920647
  • Rung from: Don't know / not applicable
  • Diocese: Canterbury
  • Building Listed Grade: . Click for Heritage details.

Prior to 1874

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned Fate
125½"Mid 16th CentWilliam OldfieldNeverRemoved in 1874 for New Church
21673James BartlettNeverRemoved in 1874 for New Church

History

1767 One of the three bells was sold by Faculty, being cracked. The wording suggests that they were originally for selling two, "one being sufficient". The Faculty granted allowed the sale of one cracked bell only.
1874 Body of church demolished leaving only the chancel. The two bells were transferred to the new church. They are both now disappeared.
1972 14th Dec Church declared redundant.
1975 19th Dec Declaration of the redundancy scheme.


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