Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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15117.3 SSE Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in B♭. Mon. TL928116
15217.6 WSW Bush End, Essex, S John Ev, 3, 2-1-19 (123 kg) in F♯. Ropes fall in a straight line; No stays or sliders. TL547200
15317.6 SW Good Easter, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL626120
15417.6 SSW Springfield, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in F♯. Mon. TL719079
15517.7 SW Aythorpe Roding, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL584153
15617.7 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
15717.8 W Wicken Bonhunt, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 13-3-14 (705 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1,7,8 of 8. TL498333
15817.8 WSW Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, S Mary V, 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. TL520241
15917.8 WNW Great Chesterford, Essex, All Saints, 6 U/R, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in G. Unringable. TL505427
16017.9 W Rickling, Essex, All Saints, 5, 5-1-18 (275 kg) in A. TL498315
16118 ESE Wivenhoe, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in B♭. TM038215
16218.1 N Barrow, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6, 11-1-10 (576 kg) in G. PN shared: Barrow; Horringer. Thu (check with contact) 19:00. [website] TL760646
16318.2 S Maldon, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in G. Triangular tower. Mon (2nd, 4th). TL849070
16418.2 N Gazeley, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 6 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL719641
16518.2 SSE Goldhanger, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL905088
16618.2 NNE Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Cath Ch of S James & S Edmund (The Norman Tower) (S;T), 12, 27-2-5 (1399 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭; detached tower. Tue. [website] TL855640
16718.4 SW Leaden Roding, Essex, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. Unringable. TL589132
16818.4 SSW Chelmsford, Essex, Cath Ch of S Mary V, S Peter, & S Cedd (T), 12, 34-2-22 (1763 kg) in C. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. Mon. [website] TL707069
16918.4 ENE Elmsett, Suffolk, S Peter (GF;T), 5, 3-0-24 (163 kg) in F. Wed (not always: check). [website] TM058471
17018.5 SSE Maldon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Wed. TL856067
17118.5 NNW Moulton, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 5 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL699641
17218.5 NNE Rougham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri PN shared: Pakenham (1,3); Rougham (2,4). Fri (2nd, 4th). [website] TL911625
17318.7 WNW Ickleton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 18-2-21 (949 kg) in F. No regular ringing; rung from chancel. [website] TL494438
17418.7 W Arkesden, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 5-2-19 (288 kg) in G. Wed 20:30. TL482346
17518.8 NNE Hessett, Suffolk, S Ethelbert (GF), 5 U/R, 16 cwt (~810 kg) in F. Unringable. [website] TL936618
17618.9 NE Rattlesden, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 11-0-12 (564 kg) in G. [website] TL977590
17718.9 SW Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. TL546166
17818.9 SSW Roxwell, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL645084
17918.9 S Danbury, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL779051
18018.9 SSE Tollesbury, Essex, S Mary (GF;T), 10, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. TL956103
18119 S Woodham Mortimer, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg). Unringable. TL822052
18219 WSW Manuden, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in G. Tue. TL490266
18319 E Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
18419.1 N Risby, Suffolk, S Giles (GF), 3, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Round tower. TL802663
18519.2 NE Buxhall, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 15-0-7 (765 kg) in F♯. Future plans: To be become 8.. Tue (1st, 3rd). TM002576
18619.3 NNW Newmarket, Suffolk, All Saints, 8 U/R, 10½ cwt (~530 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TL644632
18719.3 S Sandon, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Tue. TL743048
18819.4 ENE Hintlesham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM087434
18919.4 ESE Great Bromley, Essex, S George (T), 6, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F. TM083263
19019.4 SSW Great Baddow, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 14-1-13 (730 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Fri (with exceptions). TL729048
19119.4 NNW Newmarket, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 6, 21-0-14 (1073 kg) in E. Mon. [website] TL641634
19219.4 WNW Pampisford, Cambridgeshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-1-2 (369 kg) in A. PN alternates with Sawston. Thu (2nd, 4th). [website] TL497482
19319.4 NE Drinkstone, Suffolk, All Saints (T), 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. [website] TL959616
19419.5 SSW Writtle, Essex, All Saints (S;T), 10, 31-2-12 (1606 kg) in D. Also hung for ringing: two trebles to provide an additional light ring of 8. Tue. [website] TL677061
19519.5 ENE Offton, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 8, 8-1-18 (427 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM066496
19619.5 SW White Roding, Essex, S Martin, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL561133
19719.6 W Clavering, Essex, S Mary & S Clement, 6, 9-0-13 (463 kg) in G. TL470318
19819.6 ESE Little Bromley, Essex, S Mary V, 4, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. TM091278
19919.6 WSW Great Hallingbury, Essex, S Giles, 5, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. TL511196
20019.8 SSW Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050