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The Town Clock

 
 
On 10 Aug 2010 at 7:53pm Webbo wrote:
I wound up the town clock today, it was a strangely proud moment
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On 10 Aug 2010 at 7:59pm Stig of the dump wrote:
What did you do ?, stand there shouting "bonfire's for whimps" and "Lewes is full of rascists" at the clock ?
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On 10 Aug 2010 at 8:24pm I dont live in lewes... wrote:
Perhaps if you find the key you could wind up LDC planning 'cos' I've noticed they've stopped working properly. One hand doesn't seem to know what the other's doing.
It'll be more of a remarkable moment for you that a strangely proud one.
PhilX
 
 
On 10 Aug 2010 at 9:10pm Long Distance Whelker wrote:
Well done Webbo, I bet it was a magnificent moment.
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On 10 Aug 2010 at 9:13pm Rookie wrote:
I thought it was electrically driven?
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On 10 Aug 2010 at 9:17pm My Bleeding Heart wrote:
You'll have to tell Petal, one more black face in town!
 
 
On 10 Aug 2010 at 9:32pm Webbo wrote:
The one at St Michaels is now electric but the one in the Market Tower needs to be wound every other day.
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On 10 Aug 2010 at 9:43pm Long Distance Whelker wrote:
And for a bonus point, where did the bell in Market Tower hail from?
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On 10 Aug 2010 at 10:07pm me wrote:
st nicholas church
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On 11 Aug 2010 at 12:39am Webbo wrote:
and for another bonus point, whats its name?
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On 11 Aug 2010 at 7:17am Regular. wrote:
Old Gabriel?
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On 11 Aug 2010 at 12:12pm me wrote:
and for another bonus point, where was the church
 
 
On 11 Aug 2010 at 2:09pm I dont live in lewes... wrote:
St Mary-in-the-Market and I claim my £5
PhilX
 
 
On 12 Aug 2010 at 12:57am me wrote:
but where in modern terms was the location
 
 
On 12 Aug 2010 at 3:10pm I dont live in lewes... wrote:
Top of Station Street.
PhilX
 
 
On 13 Aug 2010 at 1:40am me wrote:
Will come back to the bell and church soon but where for super extra points is the Tappis Gate
 
 
On 13 Aug 2010 at 1:51am me wrote:
Top of stn st ? . . Dont be silly . . . The Old Gabriel hung in the partly
ruined church of St Nicholas that
stood on the site of the present War
Memorial at the top of School Hill
until it was demolished in 1761
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On 13 Aug 2010 at 1:56am me wrote:
And in front of it the martyrs were burnt


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