Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Maldon, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in G. Triangular tower. Mon (2nd, 4th). TL849070
20.5 ESE Maldon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Wed. TL856067
31.4 NNW Langford, Essex, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 7-1-23 (379 kg) in D♭. Unringable. TL837090
42 WSW Woodham Mortimer, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg). Unringable. TL822052
52.6 NNE Great Totham, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:00. [website] TL861110
63 NE Little Totham, Essex, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TL884103
73.1 S Purleigh, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. TL841020
83.7 ENE Goldhanger, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL905088
94.5 WSW Danbury, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL779051
105.3 W Little Baddow, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. Thu. TL764080
115.6 NNW Witham, Essex, S Nicolas, 8, 15-3-12 (806 kg) in E. Wed. TL817153
125.7 ENE Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in B♭. Mon. TL928116
136 WNW Boreham, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 13-0-19 (669 kg) in F. Tue. TL756096
146 SW East Hanningfield, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. TL770012
156.7 W Sandon, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Tue. TL743048
166.8 NW Terling, Essex, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-13 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TL773148
177 ENE Tollesbury, Essex, S Mary (GF;T), 10, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. TL956103
187 NNE Inworth, Essex, All Saints, 6, 5-1-2 (268 kg) in B. Tue. TL879178
197.2 N Kelvedon, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 8, 19-3-2 (1004 kg) in E♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. TL856185
207.5 W 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
217.8 NW Fairstead, Essex, S Mary, 4 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL767166
228.1 W Springfield, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in F♯. Mon. TL719079
238.1 SE Southminster, Essex, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in F♯. TQ958997
248.3 SSE 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
258.4 WSW 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
268.4 SW Rettendon, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A. Wed. TQ770960
278.4 NNE Feering, Essex, All Saints, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in F. TL872204
288.7 NW Great Leighs, Essex, S Mary V (T), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; round tower. TL738155
298.7 SE Burnham on Crouch, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. TQ948970
308.7 W 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
319.1 ESE Tillingham, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 2-7 of 8. Wed. TL993038
329.2 WNW Broomfield, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in G. Round tower. TL705104
339.2 WNW Little Waltham, Essex, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL712127
349.3 WSW Galleywood, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL703029
359.6 E Bradwell on Sea, Essex, S Thomas (T), 8, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in G♯. Fri. TM004068
369.7 W Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
379.9 N Coggeshall, Essex, S Peter ad Vincula (S;T), 10, 24-1-7 (1235 kg) in D. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed. [website] TL853230
3810.1 NNW Black Notley, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 5-3-26 (304 kg) in B♭. Tue 20:00. TL761207
3910.3 SSW Rayleigh, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. TQ808909
4010.3 WNW Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence (T), 8, 22-2-18 (1151 kg) in E♭. TL695134
4110.4 SW Downham, Essex, S Margaret (T), 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ730952
4210.4 NE Layer de la Haye, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in F. [website] TL964191
4310.5 S Rochford, Essex, S Andrew (T), 8, 4-0-9 (207 kg) in D. TQ871902
4410.6 W 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
4511.3 WSW Stock, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. TQ687986
4611.3 S Eastwood, Essex, S Laurence & All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in A. Thu. TQ861888
4711.4 NNW Stisted, Essex, All Saints, 6, 9-1-20 (479 kg) in A♭. Mon. TL798245
4811.5 NNW Braintree, Essex, S Michael (T), 10, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in F♯. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. TL755229
4912 NNE Great Tey, Essex, S Barnabas, 8, 15-1-0 (775 kg) in F♯. TL892257
5012.1 WSW Margaretting, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 5, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL665004