Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Fittleworth, West Sussex
Place Fittleworth
S Mary V
Grid Ref TQ009192
Postcode RH20 1HL
Lat, Long 50.96418, -0.56428Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area West Sussex
Country England
Diocese Chichester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 6 (full circle ring), tenor 7 cwt in BSee below
Frames 3See below
Affiliation Sussex County Association
Dove tower ID 11147
Ring of 6, tenor 7 cwt in B
Bells 6 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 7 cwt (~780 lb or ~360 kg) in B (976.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Tue (by arrangement)
TowerBase ID 1903View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-1-17 1620.6 G♯ 24.33" 1885 Mears & Stainbank
2 3-2-21 1460.9 F♯ 25.51" 1885 Mears & Stainbank
3 1313.7 E 26.38" 1884 Mears & Stainbank
4 1213.4 D♯ 27.17" 1826 Thomas II Mears
5 4¼ cwt 1086.8 C♯ 28.66" c1350† John Rufford
6 7 cwt 976.0 B 32.87" c1440† Wokingham foundry
Details of frames
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 1,2 1885 Steel unidentified
1 4,5,6 Timber unidentified 6.A
1A 3 1884 Steel unidentified
Update log
20/06/2019 Tenor note not Bb (nominal: B-21c) [Bill Hibbert via pNBR]
20/06/2019 1-6: nominal added; 1,2,5,6: diam amended; 3,4: diam added [Bill Hibbert via 00013469]