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S Mary V, Rye, East Sussex
Place Rye
S Mary V
Grid Ref TQ921203
Lat, Long 50.95008, 0.73418Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode TN31 7HE
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.94998, 0.73475
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Lieutenancy area East Sussex
Country England
Diocese Chichester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8, tenor 19 cwt in ESee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Sussex County Association
Ring of 8, tenor 19 cwt in E
TowerBase 4188View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 19 cwt (~2130 lb or ~970 kg) in E (649.0Hz)
Practice Thu
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 <6-0-5 1334.5 E 28.50" 1775† Pack & Chapman R X
2 <6-2-13 1219.0 D♯ 30.50" 1775† Pack & Chapman R X
3 <6-3-10 1105.0 C♯ 32.00" 1775† Pack & Chapman R X
4 <7-3-19 969.5 B 34.00" 1775† Pack & Chapman R X
5 <9-0-14 868.5 A 37.00" 1775† Pack & Chapman R X
6 <10-3-9 814.5 G♯ 39.50" 1775† Pack & Chapman R X
7 <14-0-12 731.5 F♯ 43.00" 1775† Pack & Chapman R X
8 <19-0-17 649.0 E 48.00" 1775† Pack & Chapman R X
Quarter 1 9.00" 1761 Lester & Pack Y
Quarter 2 9.00" 1801 Thomas I Mears Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1897 Oak & cast iron John Taylor & Co 7.A.a 8.3