Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
Holy Cross, Waltham Abbey, Essex
Place Waltham Abbey
Holy Cross
Grid Ref TL380006
Lat, Long 51.68764, -0.00376Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode EN9 1DT
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Lieutenancy area Essex
Country England
Diocese Chelmsford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr I by Historic England
Rings 12, tenor 37-1-7 in CSee below
Frames 2See below
Also Toilet
URL http://www.walthamabbeychurch.co.uk/activities.htm
Affiliation Essex Association
Updates 21/02/2020: Ringing appears to have resumed [TimJ (#266) QPs on BB via e-mail]
31/10/2019: Restoration work under way [TimJ (#251 info D Potter) via e-mail]
02/05/2019: 7th cracked and out of action since Easter Day [Mike Chester (Essex Assn newsletter) via e-mail]
Ring of 12, tenor 37-1-7 in C
TowerBase 5224View Felstead peals
Bells 12Edit details
Tenor 37-1-7 (4179 lb or 1896 kg) in C (532.0Hz)
Practice Wed (not always: check)
Additional information Also hung for ringing: 6♭
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-2-9 1601.0 G 25.25" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
2 4-3-8 1421.0 F 26.25" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
3 5-1-3 1342.0 E 27.25" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
4 5-1-17 1196.0 D 29.00" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
5 7-0-2 1065.0 C 32.00" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
6 7-3-3 1005.4 B 33.50" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
7 9-2-16 895.4 A 36.50" 2019 John Taylor & Co F N
8 11-2-4 798.0 G 39.50" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
9 15-1-19 710.5 F 44.25" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
10 17-3-20 670.0 E 46.25" 1962 John Taylor & Co F N
11 26-0-14 597.0 D 52.50" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
12 37-1-7 532.0 C 59.00" 1914 John Taylor & Co F N
6b 8-0-6 950.0 B♭ 34.88" 1979 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
Service 3cwt 1230.5 E♭ 23.63" 1668 Miles III Graye Y
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
2 6b 1979 Steel Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd 8.1.B.c
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 1914 Cast iron John Taylor & Co 8.3.C.e