Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Ford End, Essex, S John Ev, 6, 4-2-16 (236 kg) in C. TL677168
21.8 SSW Pleshey, Essex, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. Fri 20:30. TL663143
32.2 N Felsted, Essex, Holy Cross (S;T), 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F. Mon. TL676203
42.4 SSE Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence (T), 8, 22-2-18 (1151 kg) in E♭. TL695134
53.3 SE Little Waltham, Essex, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL712127
63.8 WSW High Easter, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Tue. TL619147
73.9 ESE Great Leighs, Essex, S Mary V (T), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; round tower. TL738155
84.3 SW Good Easter, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL626120
94.3 SSE Broomfield, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in G. Round tower. TL705104
104.5 N Stebbing, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. TL663239
114.8 NW Great Dunmow, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 21-1-6 (1082 kg) in E. TL629229
125.1 NE Rayne, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 6-2-5 (332 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TL732229
135.5 SSW Roxwell, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL645084
145.6 E Fairstead, Essex, S Mary, 4 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL767166
155.8 ENE Black Notley, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 5-3-26 (304 kg) in B♭. Tue 20:00. TL761207
165.8 W Aythorpe Roding, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL584153
175.8 WSW Leaden Roding, Essex, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. Unringable. TL589132
186.1 SSE Springfield, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in F♯. Mon. TL719079
196.1 ESE Terling, Essex, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-13 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TL773148
206.1 NW 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
216.2 NE Braintree, Essex, S Michael (T), 10, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in F♯. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. TL755229
226.4 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
236.5 NE Panfield, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL738253
246.6 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
256.6 SE Boreham, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 13-0-19 (669 kg) in F. Tue. TL756096
266.9 NW Great Easton, Essex, S John & S Giles (GF;T), 6, 11-2-10 (589 kg) in G. TL607254
277.3 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
287.4 S Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
297.4 NE Bocking, Essex, S Mary (T), 10, 18-1-20 (936 kg) in E. Thu. TL756256
307.5 WSW White Roding, Essex, S Martin, 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise. TL561133
317.6 WSW Beauchamp Roding, Essex, S Botolph, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TL577097
327.7 SE Little Baddow, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. Thu. TL764080
337.7 SW Willingale, Essex, S Christopher (S;T), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A. ART Teaching Centre: Willingale Ringing Centre. Wed & Fri. TL596073
348.1 W Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 17-1-15 (883 kg) in E. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. TL546166
358.1 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
368.1 WNW Takeley, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 4, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: 2-5 of 8. TL555216
378.3 NNE Shalford, Essex, S Andrew, 5, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in A♭. TL723292
388.3 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
398.4 N Great Bardfield, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 15 cwt (~760 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL677303
408.5 SSE Sandon, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Tue. TL743048
418.7 E Witham, Essex, S Nicolas, 8, 15-3-12 (806 kg) in E. Wed. TL817153
428.8 S Galleywood, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL703029
439 ENE Stisted, Essex, All Saints, 6, 9-1-20 (479 kg) in A♭. Mon. TL798245
449 NW Broxted, Essex, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable. TL578273
459 SW Fyfield, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. TL572067
469.2 NNE Wethersfield, Essex, S Mary Magd (GF;S;T), 8, 11-1-22 (582 kg) in F. Mon. TL712312
479.6 SE Danbury, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL779051
489.7 W Hatfield Heath, Essex, Holy Trinity (GF), 6, 4-1-21 (225 kg) in E♭. TL522149
499.7 NNW Thaxted, Essex, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 15-0-2 (763 kg) in E♭. Tue (2nd, 4th). TL610310
509.9 WSW Matching, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 7-3-5 (396 kg) in G. Thu. TL525119