Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Little Clacton, Essex, S James, 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable. TM166188
22.3 NNE Thorpe le Soken, Essex, S Michael (T), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. TM179223
33.3 E Great Holland, Essex, All Saints (T), 8, 15-0-10 (767 kg) in F♯. TM219193
43.4 SW St Osyth, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 6, 10-2-15 (540 kg) in G. Tue. TM122155
53.6 NNW Tendring, Essex, S Edmund K&M, 6, 6-2-17 (338 kg) in A. Tue. TM143241
63.9 ENE Kirby le Soken, Essex, S Michael, 8, 9-3-1 (496 kg) in A♭. Ringing temporarily suspended. TM219220
73.9 WNW Great Bentley, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 7-0-27 (368 kg) in A. TM109216
84.2 W Thorrington, Essex, S Mary Magd, 6, 9-0-22 (467 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TM098196
94.7 NNW Little Bentley, Essex, S Mary, 5 U/R, 15¼ cwt (~770 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. TM122249
106.9 NW Great Bromley, Essex, S George (T), 6, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in F. TM083263
117.3 NW Little Bromley, Essex, S Mary V, 4, 6½ cwt (~330 kg) in B♭. TM091278
128.1 WNW Wivenhoe, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-0-7 (359 kg) in B♭. TM038215
138.7 NNW Mistley, Essex, S Mary & S Michael (T), 6, 10-3-2 (547 kg) in F♯. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. TM113317
149.3 NNW Lawford, Essex, S Mary (GF), 3 U/R, 7-0-24 (367 kg) in A♭. Unringable. TM088315
159.6 NW Ardleigh, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 13-1-2 (674 kg) in F♯. ART Teaching Centre: Ardleigh Ringing School. TM053295
169.7 N Stutton, Suffolk, S Peter (S;T), 6, 11-2-17 (592 kg) in A♭. No regular ringing. [website] TM161344
1710.2 WNW Colchester, Essex, S Leonard at the Hythe (GF), 6, 15-0-0 (762 kg) in E. Fri (3rd). TM012247
1810.4 NNE Harkstead, Suffolk, S Mary (GF;T), 6, 8-0-6 (409 kg) in A♭. Wed. [website] TM193352
1910.4 NE Harwich, Essex, S Nicholas, 8, 13-2-22 (696 kg) in G. TM261325
2010.8 N Holbrook, Suffolk, All Saints (T), 6, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in A. [website] TM170361
2111.2 NW Dedham, Essex, S Mary V, 8 U/R, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. One bell (or more) from ring hung dead : 6th; unringable; tower unsafe. TM057331
2211.4 WNW Colchester, Essex, S Peter (T), 8, 21-0-17 (1075 kg) in E♭. Thu. [website] TL994252
2311.4 NNW East Bergholt, Suffolk, S Mary V (GF), 5, 26-0-8 (1324 kg) in D. Anticlockwise; rung by hand (no ropes or wheels) in wooden cage in churchyard; the heaviest ring of five bells. [website] TM070344
2411.5 N Tattingstone, Suffolk, S Mary V, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Tuning: 1♯,2-6 of 6. Mon 19:00. [website] TM135371
2512.1 NNW Stratford St Mary, Suffolk, S Mary, 6, 16-2-0 (838 kg) in F. [website] TM052346
2612.3 NW Langham, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in G. Wed (alt). TM034337
2712.4 N Woolverstone, Suffolk, S Michael (T), 3, 5¾ cwt (~290 kg) in D. TM190385
2812.4 WNW Colchester, Essex, All Saints, Shrub End (T), 6, 4-1-14 (222 kg) in E♭. Wed. TL970231
2912.5 W Layer de la Haye, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 6, 10-3-22 (556 kg) in F. [website] TL964191
3012.5 SW Bradwell on Sea, Essex, S Thomas (T), 8, 8-0-10 (411 kg) in G♯. Fri. TM004068
3112.7 NE Felixstowe, Suffolk, S John Bapt (T), 8, 7-0-16 (363 kg) in B♭. Fri. [website] TM299344
3213 NW Higham, Suffolk, S Mary (T), 6, 9-0-6 (460 kg) in A♭. [website] TM035352
3314 WSW Tollesbury, Essex, S Mary (GF;T), 10, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. TL956103
3414.2 SW Tillingham, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. Tuning: 2-7 of 8. Wed. TL993038
3514.4 N Copdock, Suffolk, S Peter (GF), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] TM120415
3614.7 NW Great Horkesley, Essex, All Saints, 6, 12½ cwt (~640 kg) in F♯. TL971323
3714.8 NNW Shelley, Suffolk, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 11 cwt (~560 kg) in G♯. Unringable. [website] TM030384
3814.8 NE Falkenham, Suffolk, S Ethelbert (GF), 6, 5-3-15 (299 kg) in B. Thu. [website] TM293390
3915.1 NW Little Horkesley, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (T), 5, 10-2-16 (541 kg) in A♭. Mon. TL960319
4015.2 NW Nayland, Suffolk, S James (GF), 6, 15-0-20 (771 kg) in F. Tue. [website] TL975342
4115.4 WSW Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-2-4 (332 kg) in B♭. Mon. TL928116
4215.6 NW Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, S Mary V (T), 8, 22-0-12 (1123 kg) in D. [website] TL986362
4315.7 N Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary at the Quay, 6 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. [website] TM165440
4415.8 N Ipswich, Suffolk, S Clement, 6, 15-1-18 (783 kg) in F♯. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust. [website] TM168442
4515.8 N Ipswich, Suffolk, S Nicholas, 5, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. [website] TM161442
4616 N Ipswich, Suffolk, S Stephen, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust; unringable; ropes fall in a straight line. TM163444
4716 N Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary at the Elms (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable; anticlockwise; ropes fall in sequence: 2,1,3,4,5. [website] TM160445
4816 N Ipswich, Suffolk, S Lawrence, 5, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F♯. Building owned by Ipswich Historic Churches Trust; The oldest ring of five. [website] TM163445
4916.1 N Ipswich, Suffolk, S Mary le Tower, 12, 34-3-6 (1768 kg) in D♭. Also hung for ringing: 2♯; tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon (check on Bank Hol). [website] TM164446
5016.1 NNW Hintlesham, Suffolk, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Tue. [website] TM087434