Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Stock, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. TQ687986
21.8 NW Margaretting, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 5, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL665004
32.3 WNW Ingatestone, Essex, S Edmund & S Mary (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TQ651995
42.9 NNE Galleywood, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL703029
53.1 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
63.2 WNW Fryerning, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. TL638001
73.4 SE Downham, Essex, S Margaret (T), 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ730952
84 S 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
94 N Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
104.2 SW Hutton, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 6-1-10 (322 kg) in A. 4th (6-1-26) is heavier than tenor. Tue. TQ635943
114.7 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
124.7 N 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
135.2 NE Sandon, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Tue. TL743048
145.3 NNE 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
155.4 ESE Rettendon, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A. Wed. TQ770960
165.4 ENE East Hanningfield, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. TL770012
175.5 WSW Shenfield, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in A♭. Thu. TQ605951
185.5 WNW Blackmore, Essex, S Laurence, 5 U/R, 10-1-10 (525 kg) in F♯. Unringable. TL602016
195.7 SW Ingrave, Essex, S Nicholas, 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ623920
206.1 W Doddinghurst, Essex, All Saints, 3 U/R, 10 cwt (~510 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders; tower unsafe. TQ589990
216.2 NNE Springfield, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in F♯. Mon. TL719079
226.3 S Basildon, Essex, S Martin of Tours, Basildon Bell Tower, 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Detached tower. Wed. [website] TQ702886
236.4 WSW Brentwood, Essex, S Thomas (T), 8, 18-1-15 (934 kg) in E♭. Thu (exc 1st). TQ596937
246.7 NNW Roxwell, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6¾ cwt (~340 kg). Unringable. TL645084
257 ENE Danbury, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL779051
267.4 N Broomfield, Essex, S Mary (GF), 6, 11-0-18 (567 kg) in G. Round tower. TL705104
277.5 W Bentley Common, Essex, S Paul (T), 6, 4-1-17 (224 kg) in C♯. Tue 20:00. TQ566966
287.6 S Langdon Hills, Essex, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in F. Fri (1st). TQ678864
297.6 NE Little Baddow, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. Thu. TL764080
307.8 WSW South Weald, Essex, S Peter (T), 8, 14-1-3 (725 kg) in F♯. Mon. TQ571938
317.8 NW Willingale, Essex, S Christopher (S;T), 6, 7-3-9 (398 kg) in A. ART Teaching Centre: Willingale Ringing Centre. Wed & Fri. TL596073
328.1 NE Boreham, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 13-0-19 (669 kg) in F. Tue. TL756096
338.2 WNW High Ongar, Essex, S Mary V, 6, 11-1-0 (572 kg) in F♯. TL565037
348.2 SSE Bowers Gifford, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. TQ755872
358.7 NW Fyfield, Essex, S Nicholas (T), 6, 6-3-9 (347 kg) in B♭. TL572067
368.9 SE Rayleigh, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. TQ808909
378.9 NNE Little Waltham, Essex, S Martin (T), 6, 10-2-14 (540 kg) in G. TL712127
389.1 W Navestock, Essex, S Thomas (GF;T), 6, 9-3-20 (504 kg) in G. Fri 20:00. TQ540983
399.2 NNW Good Easter, Essex, S Andrew (GF), 5 U/R, 8-1-12 (425 kg) in G♯. Unringable; tower unsafe. TL626120
409.2 N Great Waltham, Essex, S Mary & S Lawrence (T), 8, 22-2-18 (1151 kg) in E♭. TL695134
419.3 S Fobbing, Essex, S Michael (T), 8, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in A♭. TQ717839
429.4 ENE Woodham Mortimer, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg). Unringable. TL822052
439.6 SE South Benfleet, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 11-3-14 (603 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th) 20:00. TQ778861
449.6 S Corringham, Essex, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in G. Unringable. TQ709832
459.7 NW Beauchamp Roding, Essex, S Botolph, 4 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg). Unringable. TL577097
469.8 E Purleigh, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. TL841020
479.9 N Pleshey, Essex, Holy Trinity, 5, 11-3-25 (608 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise; tuning: (approx) 1-5 of 6. Fri 20:30. TL663143
4810.1 S Stanford le Hope, Essex, S Margaret of Antioch, 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in G. Thu. TQ684822
4910.4 WNW Bobbingworth, Essex, S Germain (GF;T), 6, 13-0-3 (662 kg) in G. Rung from porch. TL534055
5010.5 SW North Ockendon, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Mon. TQ587848