Dove's Guide Cover Picture Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary Magd, Great Burstead, Essex
Place Great Burstead
S Mary Magd
Grid Ref TQ680922
Lat, Long 51.60391, 0.42527Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode CM11 2TR
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Lieutenancy area Essex
Country England
Diocese Chelmsford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 5 U/R, tenor 9 cwt in ASee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Essex Association
Ring of 5, tenor 9 cwt in A
TowerBase 2101View Felstead peals
Bells 5 U/REdit details
Tenor 9 cwt (~1010 lb or ~460 kg) in A
Additional information One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4¼cwt 1305.5 E 26.75" 1724 Thomas Gardiner Y N
2 5¼cwt 1224.0 D 29.25" 1814 Thomas II Mears Y N
3 6½cwt 1133.0 C♯ 32.00" (unidentified) Y N
4 7½cwt 1107.0 B 34.00" c1485† London ('Balcombe shield') Y 4
5 9cwt A 36.38" 1731 Thomas Gardiner Y N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 c1650† Oak unidentified NonStandard NonStd