Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Great Sampford, Essex, S Michael, 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. Unringable. TL642353
21.7 NNW Hempstead, Essex, S Andrew, 6, 12-3-8 (651 kg) in F. TL634379
32.5 WNW Radwinter, Essex, S Mary V (S), 8, 12-0-22 (620 kg) in F. TL606372
43.1 ESE Finchingfield, Essex, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 15-2-22 (797 kg) in E♭. TL686328
53.3 SW Thaxted, Essex, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 15-0-2 (763 kg) in E♭. Tue (2nd, 4th). TL610310
63.8 SE Great Bardfield, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL677303
74 N Helions Bumpstead, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 8, 12-2-9 (639 kg) in F. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. TL651416
84.2 NE Steeple Bumpstead, Essex, S Mary, 6, 14-2-2 (738 kg) in F♯. Thu. TL678410
95 ESE Wethersfield, Essex, S Mary Magd (GF;S;T), 8, 11-1-22 (582 kg) in F. Mon. TL712312
105.4 ENE Stambourne, Essex, S Peter & S Thomas Becket, 5 U/R, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in A♭. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL720388
115.4 NW Ashdon, Essex, All Saints (T), 8, 15-1-25 (786 kg) in F. Mon. TL580415
125.8 NNW Shudy Camps, Cambridgeshire, S Mary, 5 U/R, 8-3-24 (455 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TL620444
136.1 NNE Sturmer, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 4¼ cwt (~220 kg) in B. Unringable. TL690439
146.2 E Toppesfield, Essex, S Margaret of Antioch (T), 8, 14-2-14 (743 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Wed. [website] TL739374
156.3 SW Broxted, Essex, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable. TL578273
166.3 SE Shalford, Essex, S Andrew, 5, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in A♭. TL723292
176.5 SSW Great Easton, Essex, S John & S Giles (GF;T), 6, 11-2-10 (589 kg) in G. TL607254
186.6 NNE Haverhill, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. Mon. [website] TL671455
196.8 WNW Saffron Walden, Essex, S Mary V (S), 12, 22-2-24 (1154 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TL537386
207 ENE Ridgewell, Essex, S Laurence (GF), 6, 8-3-23 (455 kg) in A♭. Fri. TL739409
217.1 NNW Bartlow, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; round tower. [website] TL585451
227.1 S Stebbing, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. TL663239
237.3 WSW Henham, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in A♭. Thu. TL544285
247.5 ENE Great Yeldham, Essex, S Andrew (GF;T), 6, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. TL757386
257.6 W Newport, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 14-2-17 (744 kg) in F. Thu. TL520341
267.7 SSW 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
277.7 S Great Dunmow, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 21-1-6 (1082 kg) in E. TL629229
287.8 N Withersfield, Suffolk, S Mary V, 5 U/R, 10-3-5 (548 kg) in F♯. Unringable. [website] TL651477
297.8 NW Hadstock, Essex, S Botolph, 6, 2-3-13 (146 kg) in F♯. TL558447
307.8 ENE Ashen, Essex, S Augustine (GF), 3, 8-3-22 (454 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. TL747423
317.9 NE Stoke by Clare, Suffolk, S John Bapt (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Thu. [website] TL740433
328 W Wendens Ambo, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in G♯. TL512363
338.2 WNW Littlebury, Essex, Holy Trinity, 6, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in F♯. 5th (9-0-4) is heavier than tenor. TL516394
348.3 NNE Kedington, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 12-2-12 (640 kg) in G. [website] TL704470
358.3 E Sible Hedingham, Essex, S Peter, 8, 18¼ cwt (~930 kg) in E. Thu (1st, 2nd, 3rd). TL775343
368.6 SE Panfield, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL738253
378.6 NNW Linton, Cambridgeshire, S Mary (S;T), 6, 14-1-14 (730 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TL561466
388.8 E Castle Hedingham, Essex, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 11-1-21 (581 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. PN: check with contact. TL784356
399 W Wicken Bonhunt, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 13-3-14 (705 kg). Unringable; tuning: 1,7,8 of 8. TL498333
409.2 ESE Gosfield, Essex, S Catherine (GF;T), 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in G♯. Tue. TL777294
419.2 WSW Rickling, Essex, All Saints, 5, 5-1-18 (275 kg) in A. TL498315
429.3 SE Bocking, Essex, S Mary (T), 10, 18-1-20 (936 kg) in E. Thu. TL756256
439.4 NNE Barnardiston, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A♭. Unringable. [website] TL711487
449.5 S Felsted, Essex, Holy Cross (S;T), 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F. Mon. TL676203
459.5 SE Rayne, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 6-2-5 (332 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TL732229
469.6 WNW Great Chesterford, Essex, All Saints, 6 U/R, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in G. Unringable. TL505427
479.6 NNE Great Thurlow, Suffolk, All Saints, 6, 12-0-2 (611 kg) in F♯. [website] TL680503
489.9 W Arkesden, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 5-2-19 (288 kg) in G. Wed 20:30. TL482346
4910 SW Takeley, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 4, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5 of 8. TL555216
5010.1 NE Clare, Suffolk, S Peter & S Paul (T), 8, 28 cwt (~1420 kg) in D. Tue. [website] TL769454