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Hernhill, St Michael


  • 8 bells hung for full circle ringing
  • Tenor: 7-1-10 in A.
  • Grid Ref: TR064606
  • Rung from: Upstairs Ringing Room
  • Frame: 1886 John Warner & Sons
  • Denomination: Church of England
    Diocese (Anglican): Canterbury
    Archdeaconry (Anglican): Maidstone
  • Kent County Association of Change Ringers District: Canterbury
  • Building Listed Grade: I Click for Heritage details.
  • Peals rung at the tower

Details of the Bells

Bell Weight
(most recent)
Diameter Note Date Founder Canons Retuned
® Treble 2-3-2323¾" A 1886 John Warner & Sons 1997 Whitechapel
® 2 3-2-1025¼" G♯ 1886 John Warner & Sons 1997 Whitechapel
® 3 3-3-1726½" F♯ 1886 John Warner & Sons 1997 Whitechapel
® 4 4-1-027¼" E 1785 William Mears 1997 Whitechapel
® 5 4-2-1929" D 1785 William Mears 1997 Whitechapel
® 6 5-2-130½" C♯ 1785 William Mears 1997 Whitechapel
® 7 6-1-033" B 1785 William Mears 1997 Whitechapel
® Tenor 7-1-1035¾" A 1785 William Mears 1997 Whitechapel

®  - Hung for full circle ringing

Inscriptions

History

1785 5 bells cast by William Mears.
1886 3 trebles cast by John Warner.
1887 The 3 trebles hung in a new wooden frame.
1997 Bells underwent limited retuning and rehung in the existing frame with new fittings by Whitechapel.

Articles

  • "A villlage ring restored", Author unknown (The Ringing World) 14 November 1997
  • "Hernhill bells", Saddleton, Peter (Canterbury District Newsletter) 1 September 1997
  • Recent Peals
    The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
    2018-03-255040 Grandsire Triples
    2016-12-295040 Stedman Triples
    2007-11-175056 Nailstone Surprise Major
    2006-03-195040 Stedman Triples
    2004-12-115040 Stedman Triples
    1997-11-155088 Rutland Surprise Major
    1976-06-035040 Grandsire Triples
    1975-05-315056 Plain Bob Major
    Recent Quarter Peals
    The most recent performances, according to BellBoard.
    2019-12-281280 Spliced Surprise Major
    2019-08-301260 Childwall Bob Minor
    2019-08-241260 St Simon's Bob Triples
    2019-08-121280 Superlative Surprise Major
    2019-06-221280 Spliced Surprise Major
    2019-02-081260 St Clement's College Bob Minor
    2018-09-111280 Dereham Surprise Major
    2018-09-031304 Mixed Minor
    2018-04-301260 Plain Bob Triples
    2016-02-191260 Stedman Triples
    2015-11-031296 Grandsire Major
    2012-01-071250 Ilex Surprise Major
    2011-08-071260 Stedman Triples
    2009-02-071280 Spliced Surprise Major (8m)
    2008-02-231260 Grandsire Doubles
    2007-12-181260 Stedman Triples
    2007-09-091269 Grandsire Doubles
    1987-06-281302 Plain Bob Triples
    1977-06-041264 Plain Bob Major
    Full list of peals on Bellboard here
    Full list of quarters on Bellboard here


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