Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Leaden Roding, Essex, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. Unringable. TL589132
21.4 N Aythorpe Roding, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL584153
31.5 SW 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
41.7 W White Roding, Essex, S Martin, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL561133
52.1 ENE High Easter, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Tue. TL619147
62.3 SSW Beauchamp Roding, Essex, S Botolph, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TL577097
72.4 ESE Good Easter, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL626120
83.4 NW Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. TL546166
93.6 S Willingale, Essex, S Christopher (S;T), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A. ART Teaching Centre: Willingale Ringing Centre. Wed & Fri. TL596073
104 W Matching, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-5 (396 kg) in G. Thu. TL525119
114.1 SSW Fyfield, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. TL572067
124.3 WNW Hatfield Heath, Essex, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 4-1-21 (225 kg) in E♭. TL522149
134.6 SE Roxwell, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL645084
144.7 E Pleshey, Essex, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. Fri 20:30. TL663143
155 NNW 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
165 SW Moreton, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL537070
175.7 NNW Takeley, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 4, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5 of 8. TL555216
185.8 SW Bobbingworth, Essex, S Germain (GF;T), 6, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in G. Rung from porch. TL534055
195.9 ENE Ford End, Essex, S John Ev, 6, 4-2-16 (236 kg) in C. TL677168
206 SSW High Ongar, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in F♯. TL565037
216.2 NW Great Hallingbury, Essex, S Giles, 5, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. TL511196
226.5 N 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
236.5 W Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, Great S Mary (S), 8, 24-0-12 (1225 kg) in D. Mon. [website] TL484148
246.6 NNE Great Dunmow, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 21-1-6 (1082 kg) in E. TL629229
256.6 E Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence (T), 8, 22-2-18 (1151 kg) in E♭. TL695134
266.7 W Harlow, Essex, S Mary & S Hugh, 8, 18-1-13 (933 kg) in E. TL482114
277 SE 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
287 NE Felsted, Essex, Holy Cross (S;T), 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F. Mon. TL676203
297.2 S Blackmore, Essex, S Laurence, 5 U/R, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TL602016
307.4 ESE Broomfield, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in G. Round tower. TL705104
317.6 E Little Waltham, Essex, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL712127
327.6 SW North Weald, Essex, S Andrew, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in F♯. TL495051
337.7 N Great Easton, Essex, S John & S Giles (GF;T), 6, 11-2-10 (589 kg) in G. TL607254
347.8 WSW Harlow Common, Essex, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 8, 12-0-9 (614 kg) in G. Rung from porch. Thu. TL472084
357.8 WNW Thorley, Hertfordshire, S James Gt, 6, 8-2-1 (432 kg) in A. [website] TL475188
368 NNW Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, S Mary V, 8, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. TL520241
378.1 NW Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, S Michael (S;T), 10, 16-3-15 (858 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TL486213
388.1 NE Stebbing, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. TL663239
398.2 SE Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
408.3 ESE 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
418.6 WSW Netteswell, Essex, Community Learning Centre (GF), 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A. Former church of S Andrew; unringable. TL456093
428.7 SSE Fryerning, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. TL638001
438.7 ESE Springfield, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in F♯. Mon. TL719079
448.8 S Doddinghurst, Essex, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders; tower unsafe. TQ589990
458.8 N Broxted, Essex, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable. TL578273
469.2 SSE Margaretting, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 5, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL665004
479.3 SSE Ingatestone, Essex, S Edmund & S Mary (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TQ651995
489.4 E Great Leighs, Essex, S Mary V (T), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; round tower. TL738155
499.5 SE Galleywood, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL703029
509.7 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