Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Michael, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Place Bishop's Stortford
S Michael
Grid Ref TL486213
Lat, Long 51.87068, 0.15715Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode CM23 2LS
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.87103, 0.15724
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Lieutenancy area Hertfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 10, tenor 16-3-15 in E♭See below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.hcacr.org.uk/bstortford/bstortford/index.html
Affiliations Essex Association
Hertford County Association
Updates 14/04/2019: Presence of simulator noted [Fund-raising video via JCB]
14/04/2019: PN start time amended (20:00 >> 19:30); affiliation amended [Nick Hughes, Tower Captain via e-mail]
Ring of 10, tenor 16-3-15 in E♭
TowerBase 508View Felstead peals
Bells 10Edit details
Overhauled 2006 by Whites of Appleton
Tenor 16-3-15 (1891lb or 858kg) in E♭
Practice Thu
Also Simulator
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 5-2-3 G 27.75" 1820 John Briant R
2 5-2-7 F 28.75" 1820 John Briant R
3 6-1-4 E♭ 29.75" 1791 John Briant R
4 6-0-19 D 29.00" 1713 John Waylett R
5 7-0-11 C 32.50" 1713 John Waylett R
6 8-0-3 B♭ 34.50" 1713 John Waylett R
7 9-0-18 A♭ 36.75" 1791 John Briant R
8 10-2-12 G 39.00" 1802 John Briant R
9 13-2-2 F 42.50" 1791 John Briant R
10 16-3-15 E♭ 47.00" 1730 John Waylett R
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 1820 Timber John Briant 10.6