Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Eastbourne, East Sussex
Place Eastbourne
S Mary
Shown in County Lists as Eastbourne, S Mary
Grid Ref TV598994
Postcode BN21 1PL
Lat, Long 50.77271, 0.26557Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 50.77313, 0.26689
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Lieutenancy area East Sussex
Country England
Diocese Chichester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 8 (full circle ring), tenor 15-1-18 in FSee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.eastbourneringers.org.uk/
Affiliation Sussex County Association
Dove tower ID 11691
Ring of 8, tenor 15-1-18 in F
Bells 8 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 15-1-18 (1726 lb or 783 kg) in F (700.0 Hz)
Practice Tue
TowerBase ID 1677View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-0-12 1416.0 F 28.63" 1818 Thomas II Mears R 4
2 5-2-15 1324.0 E 29.75" 1818 Thomas II Mears R 4
3 6-0-8 1172.0 D 30.75" 1928 Mears & Stainbank F N
4 7-0-8 1050.0 C 32.88" 1987 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
5 8-1-15 933.0 B♭ 36.12" 1928 Mears & Stainbank F N
6 9-2-0 884.0 A 38.13" 1818 Thomas II Mears R 4
7 10-1-15 788.0 G 40.00" 1928 Mears & Stainbank F N
8 15-1-18 700.0 F 45.25" 1818 Thomas II Mears R 4
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1818 Oak unidentified
Update log
01/12/2020 Tenor from 15-2-22 to 15-1-18, tenor nominal 696.0 to 700.0Hz [Nigel Taylor personal tuning records via Email]
30/11/2020 1-3,5-8: wt amended; 1-4,6-8: nominal amended; 1-8: turning added; [Nigel Taylor via 00014143]
30/11/2020 2,3,5,6: diam amended [Nigel Taylor via 00014143]
10/03/2019 URL reinstated [TimJ via e-mail]
18/02/2019 URL removed: www.eastbourneringers.org.uk/ TimJ [(recurrence of a previous - 2015 - situation, same URL) via URLbad]
17/02/2019 4: wt amended [David Sloman via 00013300]