Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Great Horkesley, Essex, All Saints, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. TL971323
20.7 WSW Little Horkesley, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (T), 5, 10-2-16 (541 kg) in A♭. Mon. TL960319
31.2 NNE Nayland, Suffolk, S James (GF), 6, 15-0-20 (771 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL975342
42.4 W Wormingford, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 8-0-0 (406 kg) in B♭. Tue (Apr-Sept). TL932322
52.6 NNE Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 8, 22-0-12 (1123 kg) in D. [website] TL986362
63.7 NNE Polstead, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 9-1-22 (480 kg) in A. Mon. [website] TL988380
74 E Langham, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. Wed (alt). TM034337
84.1 WNW Bures, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 8, 21 cwt (~1070 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. Tue (Oct-Mar). [website] TL906340
94.4 ENE Higham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in A♭. [website] TM035352
104.6 NNW Assington, Suffolk, S Edmund K&M, 6, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G♯. Ringing prohibited. [website] TL935387
114.7 SSE Colchester, Essex, S Peter (T), 8, 21-0-17 (1075 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TL994252
125.1 N Boxford, Suffolk, S Mary, 8, 21-2-10 (1097 kg) in E♭. [website] TL962404
135.2 ENE Stratford St Mary, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 16-2-0 (838 kg) in F. [website] TM052346
145.3 NE Shelley, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] TM030384
155.3 E Dedham, Essex, S Mary V, 8 U/R, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : 6th; unringable; tower unsafe. TM057331
165.4 ESE Ardleigh, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 13-1-2 (674 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Ardleigh Ringing School. TM053295
175.4 SSE Colchester, Essex, S Leonard at the Hythe (GF), 6, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in E. Fri (3rd). TM012247
185.7 S Colchester, Essex, All Saints, Shrub End (T), 6, 4-1-14 (222 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL970231
196 NW Little Cornard, Suffolk, All Saints (GF;S;T), 6, 8-1-22 (429 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TL901390
206.3 E East Bergholt, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 5, 26-0-8 (1324 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; rung by hand (no ropes or wheels) in wooden cage in churchyard; the heaviest ring of five bells. [website] TM070344
216.3 NNW Edwardstone, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-3-26 (507 kg) in G. Wed. [website] TL940420
226.4 SW Great Tey, Essex, S Barnabas, 8, 15-1-0 (775 kg) in F♯. TL892257
237.1 NNE Hadleigh, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 8, 22-1-17 (1138 kg) in D. Wed. [website] TM025424
247.2 WSW Earls Colne, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 14-0-15 (718 kg) in F. TL860288
257.3 WNW Great Henny, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Derelict; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. TL867377
267.3 E Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
277.3 W Pebmarsh, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in B♭. Tue (1st, 2nd, 3rd). TL853334
287.4 NNE Kersey, Suffolk, S Mary (GF), 8, 14-2-2 (738 kg) in F. Thu. [website] TM001439
297.6 W Colne Engaine, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in G. TL850303
307.9 ESE Great Bromley, Essex, S George (T), 6, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F. TM083263
317.9 SSE Wivenhoe, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in B♭. TM038215
328 ESE Little Bromley, Essex, S Mary V, 4, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. TM091278
338.1 NNW Great Waldingfield, Suffolk, S Lawrence, 6 U/R, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. Unringable; not well in tune. [website] TL911439
348.2 NW Sudbury, Suffolk, S Peter, 10, 20-1-20 (1038 kg) in E. PN: by arrangement. [website] TL874413
358.2 S Layer de la Haye, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in F. [website] TL964191
368.3 NW Sudbury, Suffolk, All Saints, 8, 26½ cwt (~1350 kg) in D. [website] TL868409
378.4 NW Sudbury, Suffolk, S Gregory (T), 8, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in E. [website] TL870414
388.5 NNW Little Waldingfield, Suffolk, S Lawrence (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in F♯. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♯,2-5 of 5. [website] TL924451
398.8 E Mistley, Essex, S Mary & S Michael (T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. TM113317
409.3 SW Coggeshall, Essex, S Peter ad Vincula (S;T), 10, 24-1-7 (1235 kg) in D. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed. [website] TL853230
419.4 NNW Acton, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in F♯. [website] TL892452
429.4 WNW Wickham St Paul, Essex, All Saints (GF), 5, 9-2-11 (488 kg) in G. TL827371
439.6 N Monks Eleigh, Suffolk, S Peter, 6, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E. [website] TL966477
449.6 WSW Greenstead Green, Essex, S James Ap, 6, 12-2-25 (646 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. TL822284
459.6 SW Feering, Essex, All Saints, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in F. TL872204
469.7 W Halstead, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 15-1-6 (777 kg) in F. Wed. TL815306
4710 NE Hintlesham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM087434
4810.3 WNW Belchamp Walter, Essex, S Mary V, 8 U/R, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tuning: (approx) 1♯,2-8 of 8. TL827406
4910.4 ESE Little Bentley, Essex, S Mary, 5 U/R, 15¼ cwt (~770 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TM122249
5010.5 N Bildeston, Suffolk, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 14-0-25 (723 kg) in E. Tue 20:00. [website] TL985491