Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary, Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Place Hitchin
S Mary
Grid Ref TL184291
Lat, Long 51.94795, -0.27761Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode SG5 1HR
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Lieutenancy area Hertfordshire
Country England
Diocese St Albans
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 12, tenor 17-0-16 in ESee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.hcacr.org.uk/northern/hitchin/index.html
Affiliation Hertford County Association
Ring of 12, tenor 17-0-16 in E
TowerBase 2498View Felstead peals
Bells 12Edit details
Overhauled 2013 by Whites of Appleton
Tuned 2013
Tenor 17-0-16 (1920 lb or 871 kg) in E (650.0Hz)
Practice Mon
Additional information Also hung for ringing: 2♯
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-23 1955.1 B 24.75" 2012 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 5-0-3 1742.0 A 26.00" 2012 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 5-0-6 1634.4 G♯ 26.50" 2012 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
4 5-2-5 1458.8 F♯ 27.75" 2012 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
5 5-3-15 1302.0 E 29.31" 1984 Eijsbouts F N
6 6-2-2 1221.7 D♯ 30.88" 1984 Eijsbouts F N
7 6-2-27 1089.1 C♯ 31.38" 1939 John Taylor & Co F N
8 7-2-14 972.5 B 34.00" 1762 Joseph Eayre R 8
9 9-0-10 867.4 A 36.25" 1762 Joseph Eayre R 8
10 9-0-13 814.3 G♯ 38.38" 1762 Joseph Eayre R 8
11 13-0-18 727.5 F♯ 42.88" 1762 Joseph Eayre R 8
12 17-0-16 650.0 E 47.13" 1762 Joseph Eayre R 8
2# 4-2-27 1837.7 A♯ 25.25" 2012 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,2# 2013 Steel Whites of Appleton