Created for Ticehurst and Flimwell Churches
St Mary’s Church
The clock was built in 1835. It is wound up each Monday. The tenor bell is the bell that chimes each hour. The bell ringers
have to move the hammer that chimes the hour before starting their ringing.
The weekly jobs
To keep the clock running and chiming takes weekly winding, this is done each Monday before bell ringing. The clock takes
25 turns of the winder called the going train.
The mechanism that chimes the hour is wound separately needing 105 turns each week, this is called the strike.