Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Nicholas, Great Hormead, Hertfordshire
Place Great Hormead
S Nicholas
Grid Ref TL399295
Lat, Long 51.94697, 0.03530Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode SG9 0NH
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Lieutenancy area Hertfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 6, tenor 12 cwt in F♯See below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.hcacr.org.uk/bstortford/ghormead/index.html
Affiliation Hertford County Association
Ring of 6, tenor 12 cwt in F♯
TowerBase 2132View Felstead peals
Bells 6Edit details
Overhauled 1952 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd
Tuned 1952
Tenor 12 cwt (~1340 lb or ~610 kg) in F♯ (728.0Hz)
Practice Tue (exc Summer)
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
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6 1952 Cast iron Mears & Stainbank