Bellringing

We have started to ring and are following the CCCBR guidelines

However local rules are

  • Masks when ringing will be optional
  • Visitors should check with the tower captain (see below) before attending so that numbers can be managed

St Mary's has a peal of 8 bells, tenor 19-1-4 in E

There is a strong band of ringers, which regularly ring on a  

Thursday 20:00-21:30 for practice

Sunday 09:00-09:30 for morning worship

Contact Tower Captain

The bells were cast by various bellfounders between 1590 and 1768.  Note: for weights of bells the foundries and ringers continue to use hundredweights (cwt.), quarters (qtr.) pounds (lb.).  The tenor, the heaviest bell of the ring, weighs 19cwt.1qtr.4lb. (1000 kg). 

Ringing links:

The Ringing World (the bellringers’ weekly journal) www.ringingworld.co.uk

We are part of the Hertford County Association of Change Ringers www.hcacr.org.uk/homepage.html

Hemel Bells www.hemelbells.org.uk