Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Great Leighs, Essex, S Mary V (T), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; round tower. TL738155
22 ENE Fairstead, Essex, S Mary, 4 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL767166
32.2 ESE Terling, Essex, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-13 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TL773148
42.4 SW Little Waltham, Essex, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL712127
52.9 WSW Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence (T), 8, 22-2-18 (1151 kg) in E♭. TL695134
63.5 NNE Black Notley, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 5-3-26 (304 kg) in B♭. Tue 20:00. TL761207
73.7 SW Broomfield, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in G. Round tower. TL705104
83.8 SSE Boreham, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 13-0-19 (669 kg) in F. Tue. TL756096
93.8 WNW Ford End, Essex, S John Ev, 6, 4-2-16 (236 kg) in C. TL677168
104.6 N Rayne, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 6-2-5 (332 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TL732229
114.7 W Pleshey, Essex, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. Fri 20:30. TL663143
124.7 NNE Braintree, Essex, S Michael (T), 10, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in F♯. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. TL755229
134.8 SSW Springfield, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in F♯. Mon. TL719079
144.9 NW Felsted, Essex, Holy Cross (S;T), 8, 12-0-20 (619 kg) in F. Mon. TL676203
154.9 SSE Little Baddow, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. Thu. TL764080
164.9 E Witham, Essex, S Nicolas, 8, 15-3-12 (806 kg) in E. Wed. TL817153
175.6 SSW 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
186.1 N Panfield, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL738253
196.4 NNE Bocking, Essex, S Mary (T), 10, 18-1-20 (936 kg) in E. Thu. TL756256
206.6 S 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
216.6 S Sandon, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Tue. TL743048
226.8 NE Stisted, Essex, All Saints, 6, 9-1-20 (479 kg) in A♭. Mon. TL798245
236.9 SW 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
246.9 SSE Danbury, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL779051
257 NW Stebbing, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. TL663239
267 SSW Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
277.2 SW Roxwell, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL645084
287.2 WSW Good Easter, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL626120
297.3 W High Easter, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Tue. TL619147
307.4 SE Langford, Essex, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 7-1-23 (379 kg) in D♭. Unringable. TL837090
317.6 ENE Kelvedon, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 8, 19-3-2 (1004 kg) in E♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. TL856185
328.1 SSW Galleywood, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL703029
338.2 ESE Great Totham, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:00. [website] TL861110
348.2 NW Great Dunmow, Essex, S Mary V (GF;T), 8, 21-1-6 (1082 kg) in E. TL629229
358.3 SE Woodham Mortimer, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg). Unringable. TL822052
368.5 ENE Coggeshall, Essex, S Peter ad Vincula (S;T), 10, 24-1-7 (1235 kg) in D. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed. [website] TL853230
378.6 N Shalford, Essex, S Andrew, 5, 9-3-27 (508 kg) in A♭. TL723292
388.7 SE Maldon, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in G. Triangular tower. Mon (2nd, 4th). TL849070
398.8 ENE Feering, Essex, All Saints, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in F. TL872204
408.9 E Inworth, Essex, All Saints, 6, 5-1-2 (268 kg) in B. Tue. TL879178
419 NNE Gosfield, Essex, S Catherine (GF;T), 6, 9-2-7 (486 kg) in G♯. Tue. TL777294
429.1 S East Hanningfield, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. TL770012
439.1 SE Maldon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Wed. TL856067
449.3 W Leaden Roding, Essex, S Michael, 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in C. Unringable. TL589132
459.5 W Aythorpe Roding, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL584153
469.6 NE Greenstead Green, Essex, S James Ap, 6, 12-2-25 (646 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. TL822284
479.6 ESE Little Totham, Essex, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TL884103
489.7 WNW 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
499.7 S West Hanningfield, Essex, S Mary & S Edward (GF), 4 U/R, 7-0-3 (357 kg) in A. Bells in store; unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; not well in tune. TQ734998
509.9 N Wethersfield, Essex, S Mary Magd (GF;S;T), 8, 11-1-22 (582 kg) in F. Mon. TL712312