Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Great Totham, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg) in B♭. Fri 20:00. [website] TL861110
21.5 ESE Little Totham, Essex, All Saints, 3 U/R, 7¾ cwt (~390 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TL884103
31.9 SW Langford, Essex, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 7-1-23 (379 kg) in D♭. Unringable. TL837090
42.5 SSW Maldon, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in G. Triangular tower. Mon (2nd, 4th). TL849070
52.7 S Maldon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Wed. TL856067
63 ESE Goldhanger, Essex, S Peter (GF;T), 8, 8-3-1 (445 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL905088
73.8 NW Witham, Essex, S Nicolas, 8, 15-3-12 (806 kg) in E. Wed. TL817153
84.2 E Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in B♭. Mon. TL928116
94.3 SW Woodham Mortimer, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg). Unringable. TL822052
104.4 NNE Inworth, Essex, All Saints, 6, 5-1-2 (268 kg) in B. Tue. TL879178
114.7 N Kelvedon, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 8, 19-3-2 (1004 kg) in E♭. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. Tue. TL856185
125.7 SSW Purleigh, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. TL841020
135.9 N Feering, Essex, All Saints, 8, 18 cwt (~910 kg) in F. TL872204
145.9 E Tollesbury, Essex, S Mary (GF;T), 10, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. TL956103
155.9 WNW Terling, Essex, All Saints (T), 8, 11-1-13 (577 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TL773148
166.2 WSW Danbury, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL779051
176.3 WSW Little Baddow, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. Thu. TL764080
186.5 W Boreham, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 13-0-19 (669 kg) in F. Tue. TL756096
196.8 WNW Fairstead, Essex, S Mary, 4 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL767166
207.5 N Coggeshall, Essex, S Peter ad Vincula (S;T), 10, 24-1-7 (1235 kg) in D. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Wed. [website] TL853230
218.1 WNW Great Leighs, Essex, S Mary V (T), 5, 9½ cwt (~480 kg) in G. Anticlockwise; round tower. TL738155
228.2 NE Layer de la Haye, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in F. [website] TL964191
238.3 SW East Hanningfield, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. TL770012
248.3 WSW Sandon, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Tue. TL743048
258.6 NW Black Notley, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 5-3-26 (304 kg) in B♭. Tue 20:00. TL761207
269 W Springfield, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in F♯. Mon. TL719079
279 WSW 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
289.2 ESE Bradwell on Sea, Essex, S Thomas (T), 8, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in G♯. Fri. TM004068
299.2 SE Southminster, Essex, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in F♯. TQ958997
309.3 NNW Stisted, Essex, All Saints, 6, 9-1-20 (479 kg) in A♭. Mon. TL798245
319.3 W Little Waltham, Essex, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL712127
329.3 ESE Tillingham, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 2-7 of 8. Wed. TL993038
339.4 NNE Great Tey, Essex, S Barnabas, 8, 15-1-0 (775 kg) in F♯. TL892257
349.7 W Broomfield, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in G. Round tower. TL705104
359.8 WSW 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
369.9 NW Braintree, Essex, S Michael (T), 10, 10-2-27 (546 kg) in F♯. Ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. TL755229
3710.1 NE Colchester, Essex, All Saints, Shrub End (T), 6, 4-1-14 (222 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL970231
3810.2 SSE Burnham on Crouch, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. TQ948970
3910.4 W Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence (T), 8, 22-2-18 (1151 kg) in E♭. TL695134
4010.5 SW 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
4110.5 S 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
4210.8 NW Rayne, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 6-2-5 (332 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TL732229
4310.9 SSW Rettendon, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A. Wed. TQ770960
4411 WSW Galleywood, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL703029
4511 WSW Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
4611.1 N Earls Colne, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 14-0-15 (718 kg) in F. TL860288
4711.1 N Greenstead Green, Essex, S James Ap, 6, 12-2-25 (646 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. TL822284
4811.2 NNW Bocking, Essex, S Mary (T), 10, 18-1-20 (936 kg) in E. Thu. TL756256
4911.7 NW Panfield, Essex, S Mary V (GF), 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg) in B♭. Unringable; No stays or sliders. TL738253
5011.8 WSW 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