Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Pleshey, Essex, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. Fri 20:30. TL663143
21.8 NNE Ford End, Essex, S John Ev, 6, 4-2-16 (236 kg) in C. TL677168
32.1 ESE Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence (T), 8, 22-2-18 (1151 kg) in E♭. TL695134
42.7 WSW Good Easter, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL626120
52.7 W High Easter, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Tue. TL619147
63.2 ESE Little Waltham, Essex, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL712127
73.5 SE Broomfield, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in G. Round tower. TL705104
83.8 SSW Roxwell, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL645084
93.9 NNE Felsted, Essex, Holy Cross (S;T), 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F. Mon. TL676203
104.6 W Leaden Roding, Essex, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. Unringable. TL589132
114.7 E Great Leighs, Essex, S Mary V (T), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; round tower. TL738155
124.9 W Aythorpe Roding, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL584153
135.1 S 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
145.3 SE Springfield, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in F♯. Mon. TL719079
155.3 SSE 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
165.8 NNW Great Dunmow, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 21-1-6 (1082 kg) in E. TL629229
175.9 WSW 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
186 SW Willingale, Essex, S Christopher (S;T), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A. ART Teaching Centre: Willingale Ringing Centre. Wed & Fri. TL596073
196 WSW Beauchamp Roding, Essex, S Botolph, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TL577097
206 N Stebbing, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. TL663239
216.1 SSE Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
226.3 W White Roding, Essex, S Martin, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL561133
236.5 ESE Boreham, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 13-0-19 (669 kg) in F. Tue. TL756096
246.7 E Fairstead, Essex, S Mary, 4 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL767166
256.8 NNW 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
266.8 E Terling, Essex, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-13 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TL773148
276.9 NE Rayne, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 6-2-5 (332 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TL732229
287.2 SSE 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
297.3 ENE Black Notley, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 5-3-26 (304 kg) in B♭. Tue 20:00. TL761207
307.3 SW Fyfield, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. TL572067
317.4 WNW Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. TL546166
327.4 ESE Little Baddow, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. Thu. TL764080
337.5 SSE Galleywood, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL703029
347.7 SE Sandon, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Tue. TL743048
357.7 NNW Great Easton, Essex, S John & S Giles (GF;T), 6, 11-2-10 (589 kg) in G. TL607254
367.9 NE Braintree, Essex, S Michael (T), 10, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in F♯. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. TL755229
378 WNW 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
388.1 NW Takeley, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 4, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5 of 8. TL555216
398.3 NE Panfield, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL738253
408.6 S Margaretting, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 5, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL665004
418.7 W Matching, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-5 (396 kg) in G. Thu. TL525119
428.7 SSW Blackmore, Essex, S Laurence, 5 U/R, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TL602016
438.7 W Hatfield Heath, Essex, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 4-1-21 (225 kg) in E♭. TL522149
448.9 SW High Ongar, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in F♯. TL565037
458.9 SSW Fryerning, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. TL638001
469 WSW Moreton, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL537070
479.1 NE Bocking, Essex, S Mary (T), 10, 18-1-20 (936 kg) in E. Thu. TL756256
489.2 S Ingatestone, Essex, S Edmund & S Mary (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TQ651995
499.2 SE Danbury, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL779051
509.6 E Witham, Essex, S Nicolas, 8, 15-3-12 (806 kg) in E. Wed. TL817153