Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Oswald, Hooe, East Sussex
Place Hooe
S Oswald
Grid Ref TQ682091
Postcode TN33 9HE
Lat, Long 50.85761, 0.38931Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area East Sussex
Country England
Diocese Chichester
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 5 (full circle ring), tenor 11 cwt in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.ninfield.org.uk/st-oswalds-hooe/bell-ringing-at-st-oswalds/
Affiliation Sussex County Association
Dove tower ID 12517
Ring of 5, tenor 11 cwt in F♯
Bells 5 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 11 cwt (~1230 lb or ~560 kg) in F♯ (749.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Practice Sat (confirm first) 09:30
Overhauled 1993 by Eayre & Smith
TowerBase ID 2539View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 <5-0-23 1127.5 C♯ 30.00" 1899 Mears & Stainbank R 4
2 <5-2-17 1017.5 B 31.38" 1899 Mears & Stainbank R 4
3 <6-3-9 949.0 A♯ 33.00" 1789 William & Thomas Mears R 4
4 <8-1-7 849.0 G♯ 36.13" 1899 Mears & Stainbank R 4
5 <11-0-24 749.0 F♯ 40.13" 1789 William & Thomas Mears R 4
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 1899 Timber Mears & Stainbank 6.A ~5.1
Update log
07/02/2020 URL replaced: www.ninfield.org.uk/Hooe%20bell_tower.htm [- not working TimJ (#264) via URLbad]
21/04/2019 Tenor wt amended (to post canon removal value) [TimJ(pNBR #13388 info: M Higby) via pNBR]
21/04/2019 1-5: nominal,canons,turning added,wt amended; 2,4,5:diam amended; [Tim Jackson via 00013388]
21/04/2019 3: diam added; fr1: layout amended [Tim Jackson via 00013388]