Milton Regis Bells: Rededicated on 25th August 2019

Holy Trinity Milton Regis - Last run before 2018 refurbishment.mp4

Last Ringing of bells before 2018 refurbishment

Many thanks to Ken Millar and Steven Warner for photographs.

Bell Tower

Milton Regis bell tower is the largest in Kent and the third largest in England in girth. It was built between 1310 and 1330.

Details of the bells

Bell Date Cast Weight(cwt) Note Founder

Treble 1934 4-3-3 E Alfred Bowell

2 1681 4-2-14 D James Bartlett

3 1681 5-1-25 C James Bartlett

4 1681 6-1-11 B James Bartlett

5 1681 8-0-19 A James Bartlett

Tenor 1890 10-3-13 G Mears & Stainbank


The treble bell was donated by J. Dixon Esq in memory of four local ringers who lost their lives in the First World War.


Ringing Times:

Practice night: Every Tuesday 7.30pm - 9pm,

Sundays 10:30am - 11am by arrangement. (Confirm before attending)


Training dates for ringing centre will be arranged once the final work on the bells has been finished at the beginning of November.

Contact:

Chris M Trafford (Tower Captain)

Email: trafford1081@hotmail.com

Phone: 01795 436877