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Place Wivelsfield
S John Bapt
Grid Ref TQ338207
Lat, Long 50.97094, -0.09531 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode RH17 7RD
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.97107, -0.09423 (See Google Map) Edit details
County East Sussex
Country England
Diocese Chichester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 5605 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1954 by Mears & Stainbank
Tuned 1954
Tenor 5¾cwt (~640lb or ~290kg) in Bb (956.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Thu 20:00
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Affiliation Sussex County Association


Wivelsfield, East Sussex
S John Bapt
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 2-2-15 1600.0 G 23.00" 1954 Mears & Stainbank
2 3cwt 1444.0 F 24.88" 1766 Lester & Pack
3 3¼cwt 1280.0 Eb 25.88" 1906 Gillett & Johnston
4 3-2-18 1208.0 D 27.00" 1954 Mears & Stainbank
5 5¼cwt 1080.0 C 30.63" c1450† William Chamberlain Y
6 5¾cwt 956.0 Bb 31.88" 1714 Samuel Knight
Source: J Mort(twr board); CBC; G Elphick; TimJ(N Taylor); D Sloman;
RW1954/295; C Pickford

Contributed by: James Mort
Last updated: 24/04/2017