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Eythorne
 

Eythorne, Ss Peter & Paul


Photo: Richard Offen, 2005

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 8 cwt approx.36¼" A William Chamberlain Never
4 6¾ cwt approx33⁵⁄₁₆" B William Chamberlain Never
3 5¼ cwt approx30⁷⁄₁₆" C♯ 1622 Joseph Hatch, Ulcombe, Kent Never
2 4¾ cwt approx29⅛" D 1896 John Warner & Sons Never
Treble 4-0-2327" E 1924 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel Never

History

c 1440 2 bells cast by William Chamberlain.
1622 Treble (of 3) cast by Joseph Hatch.
c 1758 Record of 3 bells in the tower. [1]
1795 Record of 3 bells in the tower. [2]
1896 Treble added by John Warner to make 4. The bells were rehung in a new timber frame.
1924 Treble added by Mears & Stainbank to make 5. Bells rehung by Thomas Groombridge.
1983 Bells rehung by Arthur Fidler n memory of Revd Anthony E.S.Karney, Rector 1955-76.
2003 A new floor was installed under the bells.
[1] "This Church consists of The Great, and North, Chancells, The Body, and North Isle. The Tower is over the Porch, or Enhance, on the North Side. In it hang 3 Bells thus Inscribed. 1. Joseph Hatch Made Me 1622. 2. Sancta Katarina, Ora pr (Rev’d Bryan Faussett, Late 1750s)
[2] It is a decent structure, consisting of two ailes, and a chancel, with a square tower, at the North side of the West end of the North aile, containing three Bells; which being over the entrance to the church, they stand to ring them in the porch. (Zechariah Cozens, 1795)

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2005-05-145040 Methods Doubles (21m)
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2011-08-061260 Doubles (11m/V)
2005-11-251260 Doubles (11 m/v/p)
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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