Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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10 Rayleigh, Essex, Holy Trinity (T), 8, 16-1-14 (832 kg) in F. TQ808909
23.5 SW South Benfleet, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 11-3-14 (603 kg) in G. Thu (2nd, 4th) 20:00. TQ778861
33.6 ESE Eastwood, Essex, S Laurence & All Saints (GF;T), 6, 9-0-8 (461 kg) in A. Thu. TQ861888
43.8 SSE Leigh on Sea, Essex, S Clement (T), 8, 10-1-21 (530 kg) in G. Thu (not always: check). TQ841858
53.9 NW Rettendon, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 8-1-7 (422 kg) in A. Wed. TQ770960
63.9 WSW Bowers Gifford, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 3, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in B♭. TQ755872
74 E Rochford, Essex, S Andrew (T), 8, 4-0-9 (207 kg) in D. TQ871902
84.9 ESE 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
95.5 WNW Downham, Essex, S Margaret (T), 6, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Thu 20:00. TQ730952
105.9 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
116.7 W Basildon, Essex, S Martin of Tours, Basildon Bell Tower, 8, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Detached tower. Wed. [website] TQ702886
126.8 NNW East Hanningfield, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3, 6-0-6 (308 kg) in B. TL770012
137.1 SW Fobbing, Essex, S Michael (T), 8, 11-0-27 (571 kg) in A♭. TQ717839
147.2 NW 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
157.2 NNE Purleigh, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 9-3-18 (503 kg) in G. Thu 20:00. TL841020
167.6 ESE Thorpe Bay, Essex, S Augustine, 8, 16-0-18 (821 kg) in F. Wed. TQ916851
177.7 SW Corringham, Essex, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 10¾ cwt (~550 kg) in G. Unringable. TQ709832
187.9 W 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
198 ESE Little Wakering, Essex, S Mary V, 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg). Derelict; unringable. TQ934883
208.5 WSW Langdon Hills, Essex, S Mary V & All Saints (T), 6, 10-3-7 (549 kg) in F. Fri (1st). TQ678864
218.9 NW Stock, Essex, All Saints (GF), 3 U/R, 8 cwt (~410 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. TQ687986
228.9 N Woodham Mortimer, Essex, S Margaret, 3 U/R, 5½ cwt (~280 kg). Unringable. TL822052
239 ESE Great Wakering, Essex, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in A. Tue. TQ949875
249 N Danbury, Essex, S John Bapt (T), 8, 10-1-24 (532 kg) in A♭. Wed. TL779051
259.3 WSW Stanford le Hope, Essex, S Margaret of Antioch, 8, 11-1-5 (574 kg) in G. Thu. TQ684822
269.5 ENE Burnham on Crouch, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in A♭. Tue 20:00. TQ948970
279.5 NNW Sandon, Essex, S Andrew (T), 6, 10-3-16 (553 kg) in G. Tue. TL743048
289.8 SSW Cooling, Kent, S James, 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg). Unringable; No stays or sliders. [website] TQ756759
299.9 SSW High Halstow, Kent, S Margaret (GF), 6, 9-2-17 (490 kg) in A♭. Tue. [website] TQ779752
309.9 NW Galleywood, Essex, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 13-1-9 (677 kg) in F. Mon. [website] TL703029
319.9 SSW Cliffe at Hoo, Kent, S Helen, 8, 13-2-10 (690 kg) in E♭. Fri. [website] TQ735766
329.9 NNW 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
3310.1 SSE Grain, Kent, S James (GF), 4, 4-1-12 (221 kg) in E♭. [website] TQ888767
3410.3 NNE Maldon, Essex, S Mary (T), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in G. Wed. TL856067
3510.4 NNE Maldon, Essex, All Saints (GF;T), 8, 11-3-13 (603 kg) in G. Triangular tower. Mon (2nd, 4th). TL849070
3610.7 NW Margaretting, Essex, S Margaret (GF), 5, 10-1-20 (530 kg) in A♭. Mon (with exceptions). [website] TL665004
3710.8 ENE Southminster, Essex, S Leonard (T), 8, 11-2-2 (585 kg) in F♯. TQ958997
3810.9 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
3911 NNW Little Baddow, Essex, S Mary V (T), 8, 11-2-5 (586 kg) in A♭. Thu. TL764080
4011.1 WNW Ingatestone, Essex, S Edmund & S Mary (T), 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Wed (with exceptions). TQ651995
4111.3 NW Widford, Essex, S Mary (T), 8 U/R, 11-2-18 (592 kg) in G. Unringable. TL694050
4211.4 NNE Langford, Essex, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 7-1-23 (379 kg) in D♭. Unringable. TL837090
4311.5 W Ingrave, Essex, S Nicholas, 6, 10-1-16 (528 kg) in F♯. Wed. TQ623920
4411.6 WSW Orsett, Essex, S Giles & All Saints (T), 6, 10-2-12 (539 kg) in A♭. Thu 20:00. TQ644819
4511.7 NNW 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
4611.9 S Hoo St Werburgh, Kent, S Werburgh (GF;T), 8, 15-3-6 (803 kg) in E♭. Anticlockwise. Mon. TQ783718
4711.9 NNW Springfield, Essex, All Saints (T), 6, 10-0-15 (515 kg) in F♯. Mon. TL719079
4812 WNW Fryerning, Essex, S Mary V (T), 6, 8-1-26 (431 kg) in A. TL638001
4912.1 NNW Boreham, Essex, S Andrew, 8, 13-0-19 (669 kg) in F. Tue. TL756096
5012.5 NW 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