Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Mary V, Great Leighs, Essex
Place Great Leighs
S Mary V
Grid Ref TL738155
Postcode CM3 1PL
Lat, Long 51.81194, 0.52030Locate 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 I by Historic England
Rings 5 (full circle ring), tenor 9½ cwt in GSee below
Frames 1See below
Also Toilet
Affiliation Essex Association
Dove tower ID 12169
Ring of 5, tenor 9½ cwt in G
Bells 5 (full circle ring)Edit details
Tenor 9½ cwt (~1060 lb or ~480 kg) in G (786.6 Hz)
Additional information Anticlockwise; round tower
TowerBase ID 2135View Felstead peals
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4½ cwt 1202.2 D 28.00" 1634† Miles I Graye Y 4
2 5¼ cwt 1060.6 C 30.25" 1634† Miles I Graye Y 4
3 6¾ cwt 982.4 B 33.25" 1634† Miles I Graye Y 4
4 7 cwt 892.0 A 35.13" 1634† Miles I Graye Y 4
5 9½ cwt 786.6 G 38.13" 1634† Miles I Graye Y 4
Details of frame
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5 1634 Oak unidentified 6.I 5.5
Update log
21/08/2019 Tenor wt (overestimate) amended to Dove norm for diam [Nigel Taylor via pNBR]
21/08/2019 1-5: nominal added; 5: wt amended [Nigel Taylor via 00013574]