Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Thundridge, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 4 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; tuning: 1-4 of 5. TL358171
21.7 S Ware, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (S;T), 8, 21-3-16 (1112 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TL356144
32 NW Sacombe, Hertfordshire, S Catherine, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Unringable. TL335193
43 SSE Great Amwell, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt (T), 6, 6-3-24 (354 kg) in B♭. Thu (not always: check). [website] TL371125
53 SW Bengeo, Hertfordshire, Holy Trinity, 8, 8-1-4 (421 kg) in A. [website] TL324136
63.3 NNW Little Munden, Hertfordshire, All Saints, 6, 11-3-22 (607 kg) in F♯. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. [website] TL334218
73.4 SW Hertford, Hertfordshire, All Saints (T), 10, 25-0-25 (1281 kg) in D. [website] TL327124
83.5 ESE Widford, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-0-25 (367 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TL413158
93.5 SW Hertford, Hertfordshire, S Andrew (T), 8, 15-1-22 (785 kg) in F. [website] TL323125
103.6 WNW Watton at Stone, Hertfordshire, S Andrew & S Mary (T), 8, 13-2-9 (690 kg) in F. [website] TL302188
114 NE Standon, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 6, 12-2-20 (644 kg) in E. Tue. [website] TL396222
124.4 N Great Munden, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9-0-1 (458 kg) in G♯. [website] TL355241
134.4 SW Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, S Mary, 6, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in A♭. [website] TL308119
144.6 SE Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, S Dunstan (T), 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F. [website] TL418127
154.7 ENE Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 8, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TL430196
165.1 S Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, S Catherine & S Paul (T), 8, 12-1-16 (630 kg) in F♯. Tue (not always: check) 19:00. [website] TL372089
175.2 SE Roydon, Essex, S Peter (T), 6, 8-3-18 (453 kg) in G♯. Thu 20:30. TL407102
185.5 NW Benington, Hertfordshire, S Peter (T), 8, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TL296235
195.6 NNE Braughing, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Wed (with exceptions). [website] TL396251
205.8 WNW Datchworth, Hertfordshire, All Saints (GF), 6, 8-1-16 (426 kg) in G♯. [website] TL267192
215.8 SE Eastwick, Hertfordshire, S Botolph (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. TL433116
225.8 WSW Tewin, Hertfordshire, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 8¾ cwt (~440 kg) in G♯. Wed 20:00. [website] TL268142
236.3 N Westmill, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 6-2-19 (339 kg) in A. 4th (8-1-3) is heavier than tenor. Wed (see tower website). [website] TL369271
246.4 NW Aston, Hertfordshire, S Mary (T), 6, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in G. Thu. [website] TL271226
256.4 S Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, S Augustine (T), 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in E♭. [website] TL371069
266.5 ENE Little Hadham, Hertfordshire, S Cecilia (GF;T), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] TL446227
276.7 NE Albury, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 13-2-25 (697 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL435247
286.9 SE Great Parndon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in G. Tue. TL432089
297 NNW Ardeley, Hertfordshire, S Lawrence (GF), 6, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. [website] TL308271
307 N Aspenden, Hertfordshire, S Mary (T), 8, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in F♯. Wed. [website] TL353283
317.1 NNW Walkern, Hertfordshire, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 6-2-16 (337 kg) in A. Fri. [website] TL292265
327.2 SSE Nazeing, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in A. Tue. TL413069
337.4 SW Essendon, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (T), 8, 15-0-13 (768 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). Tue. [website] TL273087
347.4 E Thorley, Hertfordshire, S James Gt, 6, 8-2-1 (432 kg) in A. [website] TL475188
357.7 SE Netteswell, Essex, Community Learning Centre (GF), 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. Former church of S Andrew; unringable. TL456093
367.9 W Welwyn, Hertfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 8-1-14 (425 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TL230162
377.9 NNW Cottered, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 9-1-14 (476 kg) in F. [website] TL317292
388 ESE Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, Great S Mary (S), 8, 24-0-12 (1225 kg) in D. Mon. [website] TL484148
398.1 N Buntingford, Hertfordshire, S Bartholomew, Layston, 3 U/R, 10-0-23 (518 kg) in G. One or more bells not hung; unringable; tuning: 1,2,4 of 5. TL369301
408.1 NE Furneux Pelham, Hertfordshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in G. Mon. [website] TL431279
418.2 NNE Great Hormead, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas, 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. Tue (exc Summer). [website] TL399295
428.2 WNW Knebworth, Hertfordshire, S Mary & S Thomas a Becket (GF;T), 8, 12¾ cwt (~650 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TL230210
438.4 ENE Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, S Michael (S;T), 10, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TL486213
448.5 ESE Harlow, Essex, S Mary & S Hugh, 8, 18-1-13 (933 kg) in E. TL482114
458.7 W Codicote, Hertfordshire, S Giles, 8, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A. Tue (confirm first). [website] TL218187
468.9 SE Harlow Common, Essex, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Thu. TL472084
479 ENE Farnham, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in A♭. TL481247
489.1 S Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, S Mary V, 8, 15-3-23 (811 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TL348024
499.2 NW Stevenage, Hertfordshire, S Nicholas (GF), 8, 14-2-24 (748 kg) in F. Tue 20:00. [website] TL240262
509.2 WSW Lemsford, Hertfordshire, S John Ev, 6, 3-2-4 (180 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TL217120