Dove's Guide Cover Picture Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Place Rye
S Mary V
Grid Ref TQ921203
Lat, Long 50.95008, 0.73418
Postcode TN31 7HE
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.94998, 0.73475
Lieutenancy area East Sussex
Country England
Diocese Chichester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
TowerBase 4188 See Felstead Peals
Bells 8
Tenor 19cwt (~2150lb or ~970kg) in E (649.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Thu
Affiliation Sussex County Association


Rye, East Sussex
S Mary V
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 <6-0-5 1334.5 E 28.50" 1775† Pack & Chapman R
2 <6-2-13 1219.0 D♯ 30.50" 1775† Pack & Chapman R
3 <6-3-10 1105.0 C♯ 32.00" 1775† Pack & Chapman R
4 <7-3-19 969.5 B 34.00" 1775† Pack & Chapman R
5 <9-0-14 868.5 A 37.00" 1775† Pack & Chapman R
6 <10-3-9 814.5 G♯ 39.50" 1775† Pack & Chapman R
7 <14-0-12 731.5 F♯ 43.00" 1775† Pack & Chapman R
8 <19-0-17 649.0 E 48.00" 1775† Pack & Chapman R
Quarter 1 9.00" 1761 Lester & Pack Y
Quarter 2 9.00" 1801 Thomas I Mears Y
Source: Chichester Dio spsht; S Austin; S Pocock; Tyssen; CJP; M Chester

Contributed by: Geoff Rix
Last updated: 27/10/2014

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