Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 White Roding, Essex, S Martin, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL561133
21.3 SSE Abbess Roding, Essex, S Edmund K&M (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; no sliders. TL571114
31.8 E Leaden Roding, Essex, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. Unringable. TL589132
41.9 NE Aythorpe Roding, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL584153
52.3 NNW Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. TL546166
62.4 WSW Matching, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-5 (396 kg) in G. Thu. TL525119
72.5 SSE Beauchamp Roding, Essex, S Botolph, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TL577097
82.6 WNW Hatfield Heath, Essex, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 4-1-21 (225 kg) in E♭. TL522149
93.8 ENE High Easter, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Tue. TL619147
104.1 ESE Good Easter, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL626120
114.1 S Fyfield, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. TL572067
124.2 SSW Moreton, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL537070
134.3 N 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
144.3 SSE Willingale, Essex, S Christopher (S;T), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A. ART Teaching Centre: Willingale Ringing Centre. Wed & Fri. TL596073
154.8 WNW Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, Great S Mary (S), 8, 24-0-12 (1225 kg) in D. Mon. [website] TL484148
165 WSW Harlow, Essex, S Mary & S Hugh, 8, 18-1-13 (933 kg) in E. TL482114
175 NW Great Hallingbury, Essex, S Giles, 5, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. TL511196
185.1 SSW Bobbingworth, Essex, S Germain (GF;T), 6, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in G. Rung from porch. TL534055
195.2 N Takeley, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 4, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5 of 8. TL555216
205.9 S High Ongar, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in F♯. TL565037
216 ESE Roxwell, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL645084
226.2 WSW Harlow Common, Essex, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Thu. TL472084
236.3 NW Thorley, Hertfordshire, S James Gt, 6, 8-2-1 (432 kg) in A. [website] TL475188
246.4 E Pleshey, Essex, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. Fri 20:30. TL663143
256.5 SW North Weald, Essex, S Andrew, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in F♯. TL495051
266.8 NW Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, S Michael (S;T), 10, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TL486213
276.9 NNE Little Easton, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; one or more bells not hung; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TL604235
287 WSW Netteswell, Essex, Community Learning Centre (GF), 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. Former church of S Andrew; unringable. TL456093
297.2 NNW Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, S Mary V, 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. TL520241
307.3 NE Great Dunmow, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 21-1-6 (1082 kg) in E. TL629229
317.5 ENE Ford End, Essex, S John Ev, 6, 4-2-16 (236 kg) in C. TL677168
327.7 SSE Blackmore, Essex, S Laurence, 5 U/R, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TL602016
337.9 W Eastwick, Hertfordshire, S Botolph (GF), 3, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Ropes fall in a straight line; tuning: 1-3 of 5. TL433116
348.1 NNE Great Easton, Essex, S John & S Giles (GF;T), 6, 11-2-10 (589 kg) in G. TL607254
358.3 E Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence (T), 8, 22-2-18 (1151 kg) in E♭. TL695134
368.4 ENE Felsted, Essex, Holy Cross (S;T), 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F. Mon. TL676203
378.4 WSW Great Parndon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 9-1-0 (470 kg) in G. Tue. TL432089
388.5 ESE 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
398.7 NNW Farnham, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in A♭. TL481247
408.8 N Broxted, Essex, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable. TL578273
418.9 W Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, S Dunstan (T), 8, 14-2-7 (740 kg) in F. [website] TL418127
429 WNW Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, S Andrew (GF;T), 8, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TL430196
439 S Doddinghurst, Essex, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders; tower unsafe. TQ589990
449.1 SW Epping Upland, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. TL443045
459.1 ESE Broomfield, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in G. Round tower. TL705104
469.2 NE Stebbing, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. TL663239
479.2 NW Little Hadham, Hertfordshire, S Cecilia (GF;T), 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in G♯. Wed. [website] TL446227
489.3 WNW Widford, Hertfordshire, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 7-0-25 (367 kg) in A♭. Mon. [website] TL413158
499.4 S Navestock, Essex, S Thomas (GF;T), 6, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. TQ540983
509.4 NNW Manuden, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 9-2-14 (489 kg) in G. Tue. TL490266