Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10.1 Bowers Gifford, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. TQ755872
21.6 ESE South Benfleet, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 11-3-14 (603 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th) 20:00. TQ778861
33.1 SW Fobbing, Essex, S Michael (T), 8, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in A♭. TQ717839
43.4 WNW Basildon, Essex, S Martin of Tours, Basildon Bell Tower, 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Detached tower. Wed. [website] TQ702886
53.7 SW Corringham, Essex, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in G. Unringable. TQ709832
64 ENE Rayleigh, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. TQ808909
74.8 W Langdon Hills, Essex, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in F. Fri (1st). TQ678864
85.2 NNW Downham, Essex, S Margaret (T), 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ730952
95.3 WSW Stanford le Hope, Essex, S Margaret of Antioch, 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in G. Thu. TQ684822
105.4 E Leigh on Sea, Essex, S Clement (T), 8, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). TQ841858
115.5 NNE Rettendon, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A. Wed. TQ770960
125.6 NW 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
136.7 SSW Cliffe at Hoo, Kent, S Helen, 8, 13-2-10 (690 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TQ735766
146.7 E Eastwood, Essex, S Laurence & All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in A. Thu. TQ861888
157 S Cooling, Kent, S James, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. [website] TQ756759
167.5 ENE Rochford, Essex, S Andrew (T), 8, 4-0-9 (207 kg) in D. TQ871902
177.5 E Prittlewell, Essex, S Mary V (S;T), 10, 18-0-9 (919 kg) in E. CC recognised Ringing Centre. Mon (exc Bank Hols). [website] TQ876868
187.6 S High Halstow, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TQ779752
197.6 WSW Orsett, Essex, S Giles & All Saints (T), 6, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. TQ644819
207.9 N 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
218.2 NNW Stock, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. TQ687986
228.7 WNW Hutton, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 5, 6-1-10 (322 kg) in A. 4th (6-1-26) is heavier than tenor. Tue. TQ635943
238.7 WNW Ingrave, Essex, S Nicholas, 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ623920
248.8 N East Hanningfield, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. TL770012
259.7 S Hoo St Werburgh, Kent, S Werburgh (GF;T), 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. TQ783718
269.9 ENE 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
279.9 NNW Margaretting, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 5, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL665004
2810 NW Ingatestone, Essex, S Edmund & S Mary (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TQ651995
2910.1 E Thorpe Bay, Essex, S Augustine, 8, 16-0-18 (821 kg) in F. Wed. TQ916851
3010.1 SSW Higham, Kent, S John Ev (T), 6, 6-0-0 (305 kg) in B. [website] TQ712714
3110.2 SSW Chalk, Kent, S Mary (T), 6, 5-2-17 (287 kg) in C. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ683725
3210.2 SW Gravesend, Kent, S Peter & S Paul, Milton, 8, 11-3-2 (598 kg) in F♯. No regular ringing. [website] TQ658738
3310.3 NNW Galleywood, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL703029
3410.4 SW Gravesend, Kent, S George, 8, 18-1-6 (930 kg) in E. Wed. [website] TQ646743
3510.5 WNW Shenfield, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 7-0-20 (365 kg) in A♭. Thu. TQ605951
3610.5 W North Ockendon, Greater London, S Mary Magd (GF;T), 6, 9-2-21 (492 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Mon. TQ587848
3710.5 SE Grain, Kent, S James (GF), 4, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in E♭. [website] TQ888767
3810.5 WSW Grays, Essex, S Peter & S Paul (GF;T), 8, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Rung from side chapel. Mon. TQ613777
3910.6 WNW Brentwood, Essex, S Thomas (T), 8, 18-1-15 (934 kg) in E♭. Thu (exc 1st). TQ596937
4010.7 NNE Purleigh, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. TL841020
4110.8 NW Fryerning, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. TL638001
4210.8 SSW Shorne, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 9-2-0 (483 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ690710
4310.8 S Frindsbury, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 15-2-4 (789 kg) in F. Wed (monthly: check). [website] TQ743698
4411 N Sandon, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Tue. TL743048
4511.1 N 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
4611.1 E Little Wakering, Essex, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Derelict; unringable. TQ934883
4711.2 WSW South Ockendon, Essex, Holy Cross (RC) (T), 8, 3-3-9 (195 kg) in D. Thu. TQ583816
4811.2 N Danbury, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL779051
4911.5 SW Northfleet, Kent, S Botolph, 8, 14-0-10 (716 kg) in F. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TQ623741
5011.6 S Gillingham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 8, 11-1-18 (580 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] TQ783688