Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Purleigh, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. TL841020
22.3 NNW Woodham Mortimer, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg). Unringable. TL822052
33.1 NNE Maldon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Wed. TL856067
43.2 N Maldon, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in G. Triangular tower. Mon (2nd, 4th). TL849070
54.3 WNW Danbury, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL779051
64.4 N Langford, Essex, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 7-1-23 (379 kg) in D♭. Unringable. TL837090
74.4 W East Hanningfield, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. TL770012
85.7 NNE Great Totham, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:00. [website] TL861110
95.8 SW Rettendon, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A. Wed. TQ770960
105.8 SE Canewdon, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 10, 17-2-23 (899 kg) in E. Also, above, a ring of 5 (u/r). Wed 19:00. TQ896945
115.8 NE Goldhanger, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL905088
125.8 NNE Little Totham, Essex, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TL884103
136.1 NW Little Baddow, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. Thu. TL764080
146.3 WNW Sandon, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Tue. TL743048
156.7 W 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
167.1 NW Boreham, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 13-0-19 (669 kg) in F. Tue. TL756096
177.1 WNW 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
187.2 SSW Rayleigh, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. TQ808909
197.3 ESE Burnham on Crouch, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. TQ948970
207.4 ESE Southminster, Essex, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in F♯. TQ958997
217.5 SSE Rochford, Essex, S Andrew (T), 8, 4-0-9 (207 kg) in D. TQ871902
228.1 WSW Downham, Essex, S Margaret (T), 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ730952
238.1 NE Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in B♭. Mon. TL928116
248.3 S Eastwood, Essex, S Laurence & All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in A. Thu. TQ861888
258.4 WNW Springfield, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in F♯. Mon. TL719079
268.4 N Witham, Essex, S Nicolas, 8, 15-3-12 (806 kg) in E. Wed. TL817153
278.5 W Galleywood, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL703029
288.8 WNW 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
298.8 NE Tollesbury, Essex, S Mary (GF;T), 10, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. TL956103
309 NNW Terling, Essex, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-13 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TL773148
319.3 WNW Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
329.5 E Tillingham, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 2-7 of 8. Wed. TL993038
339.7 S Prittlewell, Essex, S Mary V (S;T), 10, 18-0-9 (919 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] TQ876868
349.7 W Stock, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. TQ687986
359.9 NW Broomfield, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in G. Round tower. TL705104
3610 S Leigh on Sea, Essex, S Clement (T), 8, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). TQ841858
3710.1 NNE Inworth, Essex, All Saints, 6, 5-1-2 (268 kg) in B. Tue. TL879178
3810.2 NNW Fairstead, Essex, S Mary, 4 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL767166
3910.3 SSE Little Wakering, Essex, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Derelict; unringable. TQ934883
4010.3 N Kelvedon, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 8, 19-3-2 (1004 kg) in E♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. TL856185
4110.4 NW Little Waltham, Essex, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL712127
4210.5 WNW 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
4310.5 ENE Bradwell on Sea, Essex, S Thomas (T), 8, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in G♯. Fri. TM004068
4410.6 NW Great Leighs, Essex, S Mary V (T), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; round tower. TL738155
4510.6 SSW Bowers Gifford, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. TQ755872
4610.6 SSW South Benfleet, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 11-3-14 (603 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th) 20:00. TQ778861
4710.9 W Margaretting, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 5, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL665004
4811.2 SE Great Wakering, Essex, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A. Tue. TQ949875
4911.5 NW Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence (T), 8, 22-2-18 (1151 kg) in E♭. TL695134
5011.5 SSE Thorpe Bay, Essex, S Augustine, 8, 16-0-18 (821 kg) in F. Wed. TQ916851