Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary & S Edward, West Hanningfield, Essex
Place West Hanningfield
S Mary & S Edward
Grid Ref TQ734998
Postcode CM2 8UL
Lat, Long 51.67034, 0.50747Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
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Lieutenancy area Essex
Country England
Diocese Chelmsford
Church Church of England
Listed Gr II* by Historic England
Rings 4 U/R (full circle ring), tenor 7-0-3 in ASee below
Frames 1See below
Affiliation Essex Association
Dove tower ID 11919
Ring of 4, tenor 7-0-3 in A
Bells 4 U/R (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 7-0-3 (787 lb or 357 kg) in A (880.5 Hz)
Also Ground floor ringing chamber
Additional information Bells in store; unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; not well in tune
TowerBase ID 5350View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 3-3-19 1184.5 D 27.83" 1676† Miles III Graye Y N
2 5-0-9 1078.0 C♯ 30.04" 1676† Miles III Graye Y N
3 5-3-11 953.5 B 32.24" 1676† Miles III Graye Y N
4 7-0-3 880.5 A 34.72" 1676† Miles III Graye Y N
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4 c1600† Oak unidentified 5.G NonStd
Update log
09/01/2021 1-4: weight amended; 1-4: weight approx amended; 1-4: diameter amended. [Paul Mason, JT&Co]
26/11/2020 Order placed for rehanging with new fittings, strengthened frame but no tuning [David Potter, JT&Co via Email]
31/10/2019 Bells currently in store [TimJ (#251) via e-mail]
04/05/2019 Bells removed and now at Loughborough [David Potter(JTco) via e-mail]
14/01/2019 Nominals for these bells >> a ring 'not well in tune' [TimJ via e-mail]
14/01/2019 Tenor note and ring key added [David Sloman (pNBR #13222) via pNBR]
14/01/2019 1-4: nominal,turning,frameid added; 1-3: (app)wt added; [David Sloman via 00013222]
14/01/2019 frame info added [David Sloman via 00013222]