Sholden, The Clock Tower, Hull Place

Photo: Zoopla, 2016

  • A clock bell on a private residential building
  • Tenor: ¾ cwt approx. in C.
  • Grid Ref: TR356528
  • Building Listed Grade: II Click for Heritage details.

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
Clock Bell ¾ cwt approx.15" C 1912 Gillett & Johnston, Croydon

 - Hung dead


c 1720 In the early 17th Century (date not yet identified) a large house was built for the Wyborn family.
1912 The Gillett & Johnston tuning books refer to a new bell cast for Hull Place, Deal of 15" in C and 4lbs of tuning. No weight was given. It is assumed that it went into this clock turret which sits on top of one of the outbuildings to the main hall.
1915 The house was extended.


The clock tower is above a private residence.
Photo: Zoopla, 2016

Photo: Zoopla, 2016

Love's Guide to the Church Bells of Kent Page updated: 5 April 2020