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Place Great Hormead
S Nicholas
Grid Ref TL399295
Lat, Long 51.94697, 0.03530 (Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap)
Postcode SG9 0NH
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County Hertfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
TowerBase 2132 See Felstead Peals
Bells 6 (see below) | Edit Details
Overhauled 1952 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Tuned 1952
Tenor 12cwt (~1340lb or ~610kg) in F# (728.0Hz)
Frames 1 Show Details
Practice Tue (exc Summer)
URL http://www.hcacr.org.uk/bstortford/ghormead/index.html
Affiliation Hertford County Association


Great Hormead, Hertfordshire
S Nicholas
Bells Hide Details
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4¾cwt D# 28.75" 1701 Richard Keene R 4
2 5¾cwt C# 31.00" 1845 Charles & George Mears R 4
3 6½cwt B 33.00" 1606† Richard Holdfield R 4
4 8cwt A# 36.25" 1626 Miles I Graye R 4
5 9½cwt G# 39.00" 1623 Miles I Graye R 4
6 12cwt 728.0 F# 43.00" 1623 Miles I Graye R 4
Source: HCA; R Bickerton(Dodds); CBC; Dove tenor wt;
P Denton (N Taylor)

Contributed by: Ian Cresshull
Last updated: 21/10/2016