Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Nicholas, Iford, East Sussex
Place Iford
S Nicholas
Grid Ref TQ408073
Postcode BN7 3EN
Lat, Long 50.84840, -0.00075Locate 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 3 (full circle ring), tenor 7 cwt in CSee below
Frames 1See below
Dove tower ID 14411
Ring of 3, tenor 7 cwt in C
Bells 3 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 7 cwt (~780 lb or ~360 kg) in C (1031.0 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information No visiting bands at present; only limited ringing allowed; unsuitable for inexperienced ringers; ropes fall in a straight line; rung from chancel; tuning: (approx) 1-3 of 4
Overhauled 2020 by Blyth & Co
1959 by Mears & Stainbank
TowerBase ID 7559
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 1249.5 E♭ 26.88" c1440† William Chamberlain Y 4
2 1154.0 D 29.50" c1440† William Chamberlain Y 4
3 7 cwt 1031.0 C 32.75" c1440† William Chamberlain Y 4
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3 c1225† Oak unidentified 5.D 3.1
Update log
14/12/2020 No longer unringable, stays & sliders fitted, but only limited ringing allowed, unsuitable for inexperienced ringers and no visiting bands [Michael Royalton-Kisch via Email]
03/10/2020 fr1: truss added [Tim Jackson via e-mail]