Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
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1 Ashford, Kent, S Mary V, 10, 21-2-22 (1102 kg) in E♭. The ringing bells form part of an 11-bell chime. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR010427
2 Bearsted, Kent, Holy Cross (T), 6, 11-0-17 (567 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TQ800555
3 Bethersden, Kent, S Margaret, 6, 15½ cwt (~790 kg) in F. Fri (by arrangement). [website] TQ927402
4 Birling, Kent, All Saints (GF), 8, 6-3-16 (350 kg) in A. Wed. [website] TQ680605
5 Boughton Monchelsea, Kent, S Peter (GF;T), 6, 13-3-2 (699 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) from ring unringable: 5th (cracked headstock); rung from chancel. Wed. [website] TQ771498
6 Brabourne, Kent, S Mary BV (GF), 8, 11-2-15 (591 kg) in G. Fri. [website] TR103416
7 Brenchley, Kent, All Saints (T), 8, 17-3-24 (913 kg) in E. Mon (not always: check). [website] TQ679417
8 Canterbury, Kent, S Alphege, 6, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. No regular ringing. [website] TR149580
9 Canterbury, Kent, S Dunstan, 6, 13-2-15 (693 kg) in F♯. Fri. [website] TR142583
10 Canterbury, Kent, S Nicholas, Thanington (T), 6, 4-2-25 (240 kg) in B. 5th (4-3-22) is heavier than tenor. Tue. [website] TR131567
11 Chartham, Kent, S Mary, 6, 13-1-25 (684 kg) in E. Thu. [website] TR106550
12 Cobham, Kent, S Mary Magd, 6, 13-3-13 (704 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] TQ669683
13 East Farleigh, Kent, dedication unknown (GF), 8, 7-3-0 (394 kg) in B♭. Tue. [website] TQ734533
14 East Langdon, Kent, S Augustine (GF), 4, 6-1-14 (324 kg) in C. [website] TR332459
15 Eastchurch, Kent, All Saints, 6, 10-0-7 (511 kg) in G. Sat (with exceptions) 09:30. [website] TQ988714
16 Egerton, Kent, S James, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. [website] TQ908475
17 Eythorne, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 5, 8 cwt (~410 kg) in B♭. Rung from porch. [website] TR279497
18 Fordwich, Kent, S Mary V, 4 U/R, 6¼ cwt (~320 kg) in C. One or more bells not hung; unringable. [website] TR180598
19 Harbledown, Kent, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable; anticlockwise; No stays or sliders. [website] TR131581
20 Hawkhurst, Kent, S Laurence (T), 8, 23-0-19 (1177 kg) in E♭. Fri (with exceptions). [website] TQ755294
21 Herne, Kent, S Martin, 8, 12-2-5 (637 kg) in F. Wed. [website] TR182658
22 High Halden, Kent, S Mary V (GF), 6, 13-1-0 (673 kg) in F♯. [website] TQ901372
23 Leeds, Kent, S Nicholas, 10, 17½ cwt (~890 kg) in E. Fri (with additions). [website] TQ825533
24 Lenham, Kent, S Mary, 8, 21-0-14 (1073 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ899521
25 Littlebourne, Kent, S Vincent, 6, 10 cwt (~510 kg) in A♭. Mon (check with contact) 18:30. [website] TR210578
26 Loose, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 3, 8-3-21 (454 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TQ757520
27 Mersham, Kent, S John Bapt (T), 8, 12-3-18 (656 kg) in F♯. [website] TR052393
28 Minster (Thanet), Kent, S Mary V, 5, 17 cwt (~860 kg) in E. Tuning: 1-5 of 6. Wed. [website] TR310642
29 Monkton, Kent, S Mary Magd (T), 6, 7-0-9 (360 kg) in A. Fri 18:30. [website] TR278652
30 Old Romney, Kent, S Clement (GF), 3 U/R, 7½ cwt (~380 kg) in B. Unringable. [website] TR034251
31 Peasmarsh, East Sussex, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 6, 9-1-4 (472 kg) in G. PN alternates with Beckley. Thu (not always: check) 19:00. TQ887218
32 Penshurst, Kent, S John Bapt (GF), 8, 17-2-11 (894 kg) in E♭. Thu. TQ527438
33 Rainham, Kent, S Margaret, 8, 18-0-20 (924 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] TQ817658
34 Rochester, Kent, S Margaret (GF;T), 8, 9-2-8 (486 kg) in G♭. Fri. [website] TQ740680
35 Sandhurst, Kent, S Nicholas (GF;T), 6, 12-1-10 (627 kg) in F♯. Anticlockwise. Tue. [website] TQ790273
36 Sevington, Kent, S Mary (GF;T), 4, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Anticlockwise. [website] TR036408
37 St Nicholas at Wade, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 19 cwt (~970 kg) in E. Thu (by arrangement) 20:00. [website] TR265666
38 Staplehurst, Kent, All Saints (S;T), 10, 19-2-7 (994 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] TQ786429
39 Sturry, Kent, S Nicholas, 6, 9-3-7 (498 kg) in G. Tue. [website] TR175601
40 Ulcombe, Kent, All Saints (T), 6, 14 cwt (~710 kg) in F. Fri. [website] TQ846497
41 Upper Hardres, Kent, S Peter & S Paul (GF), 3 U/R, 8¼ cwt (~420 kg) in G. Unringable. [website] TR152507
42 Waltham, Kent, S Bartholomew (GF;T), 6, 8-2-2 (433 kg) in A. Rung from chancel. Tue (with exceptions). [website] TR112484
43 West Peckham, Kent, S Dunstan (GF), 3, 5-0-26 (266 kg) in C. Tuning: 1-3 of 5. [website] TQ644525
44 Westgate on Sea, Kent, S Saviour, 6, 9-3-16 (503 kg) in A♭. Thu. [website] TR322701
45 Westwell, Kent, S Mary, 4 U/R, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in F♯. One bell (or more) cracked or broken; unringable. [website] TQ990474
46 Willesborough, Kent, S Mary V (T), 6, 12 cwt (~610 kg) in G. Anticlockwise. Thu (by arrangement). [website] TR029415
47 Woodchurch, Kent, All Saints, 6, 15-3-26 (812 kg) in F. Wed (check with contact) 18:00. [website] TQ941349
48 Wouldham, Kent, All Saints (GF;T), 6, 11-3-18 (605 kg) in F♯. Tue 20:00. [website] TQ712644