Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Orsett, Essex, S Giles & All Saints (T), 6, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. TQ644819
22.5 E Stanford le Hope, Essex, S Margaret of Antioch, 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in G. Thu. TQ684822
33.2 SW Grays, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Rung from side chapel. Mon. TQ613777
43.5 NE Langdon Hills, Essex, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in F. Fri (1st). TQ678864
53.7 W South Ockendon, Essex, Holy Cross (RC) (T), 8, 3-3-9 (195 kg) in D. Thu. TQ583816
64 WNW North Ockendon, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Mon. TQ587848
74.2 E Corringham, Essex, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in G. Unringable. TQ709832
84.7 S Gravesend, Kent, S George, 8, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ646743
94.7 ENE Fobbing, Essex, S Michael (T), 8, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in A♭. TQ717839
105 SSW Northfleet, Kent, S Botolph, 8, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TQ623741
115.1 S Gravesend, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, Milton, 8, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in F♯. No regular ringing. [website] TQ658738
125.5 SSW Swanscombe, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 8, 18-0-5 (917 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TQ604739
135.5 NE Basildon, Essex, S Martin of Tours, Basildon Bell Tower, 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Detached tower. Wed. [website] TQ702886
146.1 SW Stone by Dartford, Kent, S Mary, 6, 8-0-1 (407 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ576748
156.3 SSE Chalk, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 5-2-17 (287 kg) in C. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ683725
166.4 N Ingrave, Essex, S Nicholas, 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ623920
176.6 ESE Cliffe at Hoo, Kent, S Helen, 8, 13-2-10 (690 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TQ735766
186.8 NNE 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
196.9 SSW Southfleet, Kent, S Nicholas (T), 6 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Unringable; anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1♭,2-6 of 6. [website] TQ613711
207 WNW Hornchurch, Greater London, S Andrew (T), 10, 18-0-0 (914 kg) in E♭. Tue 19:00. TQ543869
217.3 SSE Shorne, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ690710
227.6 W Rainham, Greater London, S Helen & S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg). Unringable. TQ520822
237.7 ENE Bowers Gifford, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. TQ755872
247.7 N Hutton, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 6-1-10 (322 kg) in A. 4th (6-1-26) is heavier than tenor. Tue. TQ635943
257.8 SSE Higham, Kent, S John Ev (T), 6, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] TQ712714
267.9 ESE Cooling, Kent, S James, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. [website] TQ756759
277.9 SW Dartford, Kent, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 18-2-1 (940 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ544740
287.9 NNW Brentwood, Essex, S Thomas (T), 8, 18-1-15 (934 kg) in E♭. Thu (exc 1st). TQ596937
298.5 WSW Erith, Greater London, Christ Church, 8, 17-0-23 (874 kg) in E♭. Mon. [website] TQ512779
308.5 S Cobham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 6, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TQ669683
318.6 NNW Shenfield, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in A♭. Thu. TQ605951
328.7 WSW Erith, Greater London, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 16-3-22 (861 kg) in F♯. Wed (1st) 20:00. [website] TQ507787
338.7 NNW South Weald, Essex, S Peter (T), 8, 14-1-3 (725 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ571938
348.7 ENE South Benfleet, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 11-3-14 (603 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th) 20:00. TQ778861
358.8 SW Wilmington, Kent, S Michael (T), 3, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Ropes fall in a straight line. [website] TQ538724
369.1 WNW Dagenham, Greater London, S Peter & S Paul, 8, 14-3-0 (749 kg) in F♯. TQ500845
379.2 WSW Crayford, Greater London, S Paulinus (T), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ511751
389.3 WNW Romford, Greater London, S Edward Conf (T), 8, 15-2-14 (794 kg) in F. TQ511889
399.4 ESE High Halstow, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TQ779752
409.7 SSW Horton Kirby, Kent, S Mary (T), 8, 6-1-2 (318 kg) in B♭. Thu (with exceptions). TQ562685
419.7 SE Frindsbury, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 15-2-4 (789 kg) in F. Wed (monthly: check). [website] TQ743698
429.7 S Meopham, Kent, S John Bapt, 8, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. Thu. [website] TQ644662
439.9 NE Downham, Essex, S Margaret (T), 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ730952
4410.3 SE Rochester, Kent, Cath Ch of Christ & BVM (S;T), 10, 30-0-14 (1530 kg) in D. Future plans: to become 12. Thu. [website] TQ742685
4510.3 NNW Bentley Common, Essex, S Paul (T), 6, 4-1-17 (224 kg) in C♯. Tue 20:00. TQ566966
4610.4 SSE Cuxton, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 6, 7-1-21 (378 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ709664
4710.4 SSE Rochester, Kent, S Margaret (GF;T), 8, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G♭. Fri. [website] TQ740680
4810.5 WSW Bexley, Greater London, S Mary, 8, 7-0-18 (364 kg) in A. Thu. [website] TQ497734
4910.7 SE Hoo St Werburgh, Kent, S Werburgh (GF;T), 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. TQ783718
5010.7 NW Havering atte Bower, Greater London, S John, 6, 16-2-4 (840 kg) in E♭. TQ511930