The Bells

The bells in the tower of St Margaret of Antioch is a unique set. They vary in diameter from 30" to 37.5" and in weight from 5.5 cwts to 10.5 cwts.

All bear Latin inscriptions.

1392-1418 "A" Bell Let the name of the Lord be blessed
This is probably the oldest bell in Essex.

1418-1440 Tenor "G" Bell. For many years let John’s bell resound

1506-1522 "B" Bell which carries a foundry shield identifying it as made in Houndsditch. St. Margaret pray for us.

1523-1558 Treble "C" St. John pray for us.