The Bells at St Matthew's Harwell

harwell peal board


Peal board in ringing chamber. Many peals have been rung in Harwell. This picture records two memorial quarter peals in tribute to: William Corderoy 1900 - 1987, Douglas Bosley 1920 - 1989.


harwell bells


In the belfry. The wheels of the Tenor and Treble are on the right, the Seventh is at the back and the Fifth and Fourth are at the bottom left. Notice the unusual 'Hastings' type stays.


oldest harwell bell


Date on the oldest bell. The Fourth is dated 1590, with the '9' reversed. It can be seen on the right of this picture.




William Yare founder mark on the Fifth (1611)