Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Shenfield, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in A♭. Thu. TQ605951
21 SW Brentwood, Essex, S Thomas (T), 8, 18-1-15 (934 kg) in E♭. Thu (exc 1st). TQ596937
31.9 ESE Hutton, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 6-1-10 (322 kg) in A. 4th (6-1-26) is heavier than tenor. Tue. TQ635943
42.2 SSE Ingrave, Essex, S Nicholas, 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ623920
52.2 WSW South Weald, Essex, S Peter (T), 8, 14-1-3 (725 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ571938
62.6 WNW Bentley Common, Essex, S Paul (T), 6, 4-1-17 (224 kg) in C♯. Tue 20:00. TQ566966
72.6 NNW Doddinghurst, Essex, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders; tower unsafe. TQ589990
83.7 NE Fryerning, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. TL638001
94 NE Ingatestone, Essex, S Edmund & S Mary (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TQ651995
104 N Blackmore, Essex, S Laurence, 5 U/R, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TL602016
114.5 WNW Navestock, Essex, S Thomas (GF;T), 6, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. TQ540983
125 NE Margaretting, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 5, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL665004
135 ESE Great Burstead, Essex, S Mary Magd, 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable; anticlockwise. TQ680922
145.6 ENE Stock, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. TQ687986
155.9 NNW High Ongar, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in F♯. TL565037
165.9 W Havering atte Bower, Greater London, S John, 6, 16-2-4 (840 kg) in E♭. TQ511930
176.3 SW Hornchurch, Greater London, S Andrew (T), 10, 18-0-0 (914 kg) in E♭. Tue 19:00. TQ543869
186.5 SSW North Ockendon, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Mon. TQ587848
196.9 WSW Romford, Greater London, S Edward Conf (T), 8, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F. TQ511889
207 SE Langdon Hills, Essex, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in F. Fri (1st). TQ678864
217.3 SE Basildon, Essex, S Martin of Tours, Basildon Bell Tower, 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Detached tower. Wed. [website] TQ702886
227.5 NNW Fyfield, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. TL572067
237.6 N Willingale, Essex, S Christopher (S;T), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A. ART Teaching Centre: Willingale Ringing Centre. Wed & Fri. TL596073
247.7 E Downham, Essex, S Margaret (T), 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ730952
257.8 NE Galleywood, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL703029
267.9 NNW Bobbingworth, Essex, S Germain (GF;T), 6, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in G. Rung from porch. TL534055
278.2 NE 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
288.3 NE Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
298.5 S South Ockendon, Essex, Holy Cross (RC) (T), 8, 3-3-9 (195 kg) in D. Thu. TQ583816
308.5 SSE Orsett, Essex, S Giles & All Saints (T), 6, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. TQ644819
318.5 NNW Moreton, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 9-3-17 (503 kg) in F♯. Wed. TL537070
328.6 ENE 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
338.7 WNW Theydon Garnon, Essex, All Saints, 6, 13-3-3 (700 kg) in F. Wed. TQ471993
348.7 NNE Roxwell, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL645084
358.8 W Chigwell Row, Essex, All Saints, 8, 14-0-11 (716 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ464932
369.2 SW Dagenham, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F♯. TQ500845
379.2 N Beauchamp Roding, Essex, S Botolph, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TL577097
389.2 NW North Weald, Essex, S Andrew, 6, 10-1-4 (523 kg) in F♯. TL495051
399.4 SSE Stanford le Hope, Essex, S Margaret of Antioch, 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in G. Thu. TQ684822
409.6 SW Rainham, Greater London, S Helen & S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable. TQ520822
419.7 NE 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
429.8 NE 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
439.8 SE Corringham, Essex, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in G. Unringable. TQ709832
449.9 SE Fobbing, Essex, S Michael (T), 8, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in A♭. TQ717839
4510 WNW Epping, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 20-0-0 (1016 kg) in E. Mon. TL459020
4610.2 W Chigwell, Essex, S Mary (GF;S), 6, 8-0-15 (413 kg) in G. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Thu. [website] TQ440937
4710.2 E Rettendon, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A. Wed. TQ770960
4810.4 N Abbess Roding, Essex, S Edmund K&M (GF), 3 U/R, 4 cwt (~200 kg) in E♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; no sliders. TL571114
4910.5 ENE Sandon, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Tue. TL743048
5010.5 ESE Bowers Gifford, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. TQ755872