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Canterbury, St Mary Bredin

Photo: Richard C. Offen

  • Single bell hung dead with a trigger clapper
  • Tenor: 4-3-5 in E.
  • Grid Ref: TR152573
  • Diocese: Canterbury
  • Building Listed Grade: . Click for Heritage details.

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Retuned
Single bell 4-3-528" E 1957 Mears & Stainbank, Whitechapel


1942 On 1st June, the old church was gutted by bombing. The treble and two were squashed into a flat shape with only their canons projecting. The tenor was almost undamaged although quite porous in the soundbow and of poor tone. The old church was demolished i
1957 A new church was built on a new site on the Old Dover Road. The 2 smaller bells were recast into a new bell to hang in this tower. The old tenor was kept on display under the tower.
c 1990 The old tenor was transferred as an exhibit to the Canterbury Heritage Centre in Stour Street.

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