Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Peter, Rodmell, East Sussex
Place Rodmell
S Peter
Grid Ref TQ421062
Lat, Long 50.83843, 0.01758Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode BN7 3HL
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Lieutenancy area East Sussex
Country England
Diocese Chichester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 U/R, tenor 6-0-27 in B♭See below
Frames 2See below
Affiliation Sussex County Association
Updates 22/11/2020: Tenor weight updated [Matthew Higby via Email]
10/10/2020: Bells now removed from Church, cracked 5th sent to Soundweld [Alexander Skerritt via Email]
23/09/2020: Work started to retune, rehang with new trad fittings, rebuild/strengthen frame (Blyth & Co) [Michael Royalton-Kisch via Email]
Ring of 6, tenor 6-0-27 in B♭
TowerBase 4127View Felstead peals
Bells 6 U/REdit details
Tenor 6-0-27 (699 lb or 317 kg) in B♭ (943.0Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken - 5th; unringable; restoration work under way Retune, rehang with new trad fittings, rebuild/strengthen frame (Blyth & Co); tuning: (approx) 1-5,6♭ of 6
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 2-0-26 1647.0 G♯ 22.00" 1909 John Warner & Sons Y N
2 2-1-22 1482.0 F♯ 23.00" 1909 John Warner & Sons Y N
3 2-2-18 1341.0 E 24.00" 1909 John Warner & Sons Y N
4 2-3-14 1256.0 D♯ 25.00" 1664 ? William I Eldridge Y N
5 4-0-11 1116.0 C♯ 28.00" 1664 William I Eldridge Y N
6 6-0-27 943.0 B♭ 32.63" 1641 Bryan II Eldridge Y N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 4,5,6 c1650 Timber unidentified 5.D 3.1
1 1,2,3 1909 Timber John Warner & Sons 1.D 3.1