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Little Chart
 

Little Chart, St Mary the Virgin (New Church)


Photo: Dickon Love, Mar 1992

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Tenor 6-0-2131¹⁵⁄₁₆" B 1956 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Never
5 4-1-1928¼" C♯ 1956 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Never
4 3-1-1825⅞" D♯ 1956 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Never
3 3-0-2324⅞" E 1956 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Never
2 3-0-1123⅞" F♯ 1956 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Never
Treble 2-2-2022½" G♯ 1956 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Never
Ell. Chimed ¾ cwt approx.10¹¹⁄₁₆" 1850 John Warner & Sons Never
Clock 2 cwt approx.20⁷⁄₁₆" 1872 John Taylor & Co., Loughborough Never

Inscriptions

History

1944 16th Aug. The old church was destroyed by a doodlebug. The cracked bells were rescued and stored beside a railway line. The tenor was subsequently stolen.
1956 29th Sept. Service of Consecration of the new church and new bells, conducted by Archbishop Geoffrey Fisher.

Recent Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2012-05-075040 Plain Bob Minor
2011-06-155040 Minor (7m)
2011-04-065040 Minor (4m)
2010-11-065040 Minor (4m)
2010-02-065040 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2008-01-195040 Minor
2007-02-175040 Surprise Minor
2006-12-295040 Grandsire Doubles
2006-05-205040 Surprise Minor
2005-02-195040 Surprise Minor (7m)
2001-07-145040 Methods Surprise Minor (7m)
1977-09-175040 Minor
Recent Quarter Peals
The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
2016-10-191320 Chester Surprise Minor
2016-10-051320 Alnwick Surprise Minor
2016-09-031260 Plain Bob Minor
2016-07-201320 Primrose Surprise Minor
2016-07-061296 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2016-06-221296 Beverley Surprise Minor
2016-06-081320 Munden Surprise Minor
2016-05-111260 Stedman Doubles
2016-04-271272 Surfleet Surprise Minor
2016-04-131260 Stedman Doubles
2016-03-301272 Allendale Surprise Minor
2016-03-091272 Burnaby Delight Minor
2016-02-261260 Bob Minor
2016-02-241320 Tintern Delight Minor
2016-02-101272 Old Oxford Delight Minor
2016-01-271272 Primrose Surprise Minor
2016-01-131320 Wooler Surprise Minor
2015-12-161320 Cambridge Surprise Minor
2015-11-181320 Wearmouth Surprise Minor
2015-11-041272 Sandiacre Surprise Minor
2015-10-211320 Newcastle Surprise Minor
2015-09-231320 Carlisle Surprise Minor
2015-09-091320 Ipswich Surprise Minor
2015-08-261320 Primrose Surprise Minor
2015-08-121320 Durham Surprise Minor
Full list of peals here
Full list of quarters here

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